[Samba] MAX_MPX

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Jul 22 15:09:01 GMT 2002

On Mon, Jul 22, 2002 at 07:07:25PM -0300, German D. Staltari wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jul 2002, German D. Staltari wrote:
> > The problem is that i have some w2k clients, which opens a lot of 
> > connections (the nt4 clients, with the same load, just some connections) 
> > and sometimes, this clients get an error of  'limit of NetBIOS commands 
> > reached', and i've found in the Microsoft site something about changing 
> > the limit of the MAX_MPX registry key in the client and the file server. 
> > I've made this changes in the w2k clients, but i didn't know how to do it 
> > in Samba. Any idea?
> I've found the answer, i changed the value of the 'max mux' in the conf 
> file and it works fine. Now, the question is, how much memory does the 
> server need with a high value in this conf directive(eg. 3000)?

It doesn't make any difference to Samba, or change our memory allocation
at all. It's just a value we report to the client.


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