[Samba] Slow logon with samba

Tony Earnshaw tonye at billy.demon.nl
Mon Jun 20 12:56:58 GMT 2005

man, 20.06.2005 kl. 13.23 skrev Ross McInnes:

> Everything has been running great, untill 2 weeks ago when I applied redhat
> errata including a new kernel. (done it loads of times before)
> Rebooted and all seemed ok (it was half term for me, so maybe 20 users in at
> the very most)
> It wasn't until last week people started to complain about how long it was
> taking to log in. unfortunatly everytime I tried it went in straight away.

Pure interest: Was this RHEL/RHAS 3 or 4? I din a RHAS3 up2date
including new kernel on a Samba 3.0.14a server and no-one's complained
yet ... generally around 30-40 logged-in w2k workstations.



> The only way I can replicate this is thus;
> 1st time logon in the morning, any username, takes between 2-3 mins to
> login.
> If I log in again straight away it goes in fine.
> Also im getting curious errors and delays opening up files. Again not all
> the time, but every now and then.
> Ive captured level 3 logs of when a user has logged on, what seems to happen
> is all the initial connections happen, then nothing, for "a while" then all
> of a sudden it lets them in, very very odd.
> Any help gratefully received.
> Ross
mail: tonye at billy.demon.nl

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