[Samba] file limits using SAMBA

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu May 27 15:36:36 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 11:09:35AM +0800, Cameron, Terry wrote:
> Is there a limit to the number of files that can be seen through SAMBA
> Shares. We currently have approximately 120,000 files (and growing)
> under business related shares under our current Pathworks environment.
> With being in the process of transferring over to SAMBA we need to
> ensure that all the files are viewable.
> It may be advisable to split these shares across several disks on our
> UNIX environment. Any suggestions would be beneficial.

No, there are no limits to the number of files that can be seen
by Samba, although path lengths are limited to 1024 bytes and
directory component lengths are limited to 256 bytes.


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