[Samba] Samba performance issues (compared win2k)
gerrylist at drouillard.ca
Wed Nov 24 16:51:31 GMT 2004
Isaac Ojeda Llebry wrote:
> We're running samba in our organization to serve files in a LAN to windows
> machines (almost XP), and we're having some performance issues with small
> files. With big files (ie, ISO images), it works pretty well. But, when small
> files are involved in the transference, problems arise. In the same
> environment, a Windows 2000 machine (the 'old' server) is able to send data
> to clients nearly at double speed.
> We've tried to change some parameters to make the performance better but... no
> So, we're looking for any idea or a point to start to search for some
> additional info.
> We are using in a Samba-3.0.7-1.3E, Linux AS 3 Update 4 box, with the Red
> Hat's kernel 2.4.21-15.0.3.ELsmp.
> Configuration is as follow:
> # Global parameters
> workgroup = OURWORKGROUP
> server string = Software Server
> interfaces = eth1
> auth methods = guest, sam, winbind
> map to guest = Bad User
> null passwords = Yes
> guest account = ouruser
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
> passwd chat = *New*UNIX*password* %n\n *ReType*new*UNIX*password* %n\n
> username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
> log file = /var/log/samba/smbd.log
> max log size = 10240
> max xmit = 65535
> dns proxy = No
> wins server = 192.168.10.10
> ldap ssl = no
> create mask = 0775
> hosts allow = 127., 192.168.
> cups options = raw
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=65536 SO_RCVBUF=65536 IPTOS_LOWDELAY
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