[Samba] smb log error-Transport end point/getpeername

David Rankin drankin at cox-internet.com
Fri Feb 11 18:09:08 GMT 2005

From: "Josh Kelley" <josh at jbc.edu>
> david rankin wrote:
>>    Well, no, I'm not positive, but when whatever hangs, I get a big 
>> slowdown in file access, file open, etc.. from XP. When I then go and 
>> check the logs the transport end point and getpeername is the only 
>> thing that shows up in the log. I admit I haven't had time to put up a 
>> console and check in the past few days. It is definately an XP issue. 
>> It occurs on both Suse 9.0 and Mandrake 7.2 with 3.0.7. It occurred 
>> with all the 2.0 and 2.2 sambas as well. I'll keep an eye on it and 
>> report back.
> This is a bit of a shot in the dark, but do you have port 80 firewalled 
> off on your Samba server?  It's my understanding that by default, XP 
> will try to access network drives via WebDAV before trying SMB, and a 
> firewall that drops attempted connections to port 80 or that doesn't 
> respond with a TCP reset can cause noticeable slowdowns in connections 
> from XP.

    Thanks for the 'shot', but in my case, port 80 is wide open....

David C. Rankin, J.D., P.E.
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