[Samba] Maximum number of shares

Martin Hermanowski samba at martin.mh57.de
Fri Sep 19 14:43:46 GMT 2003

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 02:36:40PM +0000, John H Terpstra wrote:
> > what is the maximum  number of shares a samba server can handle? Does
> > this number significantly affect the performance of the server?
> The largest number of shares I have seen is around 300 plus about 50
> printers. It ran Ok. Coming to think of it, I never listed them so I do
> not know how that would go. The site ran Ok.
> How many shares do you need?
> Why do you need them?
> What happened to keeping things simple?

We want to configure a replacement server for a windows machine with
about 3000 shares. Unfortunately we can not change these structures.

LLAP, Martin
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