[Samba] tuning samba fot better performance with MS Access md b files

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Wed Apr 6 19:56:30 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Javier Cano [mailto:jcano at soportelinux.net]

> Our Samba file server has a share with an visual basic application, 
> there are 8 XP clients working with this share.
> The problem is that connections are very slow when accessing mdb 
> databases... we are using MS Access ODBC to connect to the 
> database on 
> the samba server.
> Is there any special tuning for make things better?

Make sure you veto oplocks on .mdb files:

veto oplock files = /*.MDB/*.LDB/*.mdb/*.ldb/

It may help the speed, and it will save you some file corruption grief.

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