[Samba] Performance problem executing programs from shares

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Oct 23 13:19:50 GMT 2002

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On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Gerhard Vögel wrote:

> recently I migrated 3 Netware 4.11 server to one Linux/Samba-box running
> on Suse Enterprise Server 7. Everything seemed fine, until performance
> problems were detected, especially when starting programs located on
> shares.
> Samba is a domain member using an NT4 PDC for authentication. The
> current samba version is 2.2.6 and the kernel is 2.4.19, but with 2.2.4
> and 2.4.18 there was no difference.
> Campared with another samba server configured as PDC (without ldap) on a
> much smaller machine, startime of programs executed from shares is 3 to
> 4 times slower, normal copies are faster.
> I think I tried every parameter that could effect performance but had no 
> success. Increasing debug level to 4 produced a windbind log file with the 
> following lines:

Can you try setting 

	enum winbind [users|groups] = no

This can make a large difference for domains with lots of users
and groups.

cheers, jerry
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