[Samba] Performance of Samba across WAN Links

Baldwin Sung baldwinsung at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 04:38:55 GMT 2004

Very interesting. When you state trim down roaming profiles, do you
mean disable roaming profiles all together or to remove certain
functionality from roaming profiles? If the latter is the case, which
functions are removed to improve the speed? Thanks!

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 21:30:39 -0500, Eric Feldhusen
<efeldhusen at chartermi.net> wrote:
> Baldwin Sung wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is anybody running Samba across T1 WAN links? If so, how's the peformance.
> >
> > Thanks
> Yup, between 4 of my schools, I do just that. It works fine, the only
> time you notice any slowness, it's at login on Windows 2k/XP due to the
> roaming profiles, but that's not a problem with Samba, just with how
> Microsoft implimented roaming profiles for W2k/XP.  Trim the roaming
> profiles down, logins speed up.
> --
> NOTICE: New email address: eric at remc1.org
> --------------
> Eric Feldhusen
> Network Administrator for Adams, Chassell,
> Dollar Bay-Tamarack City, and
> Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Schools
> emailto:eric at remc1.org

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