[Samba] high cpu load with 3.0.20b (not using ldap)

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Oct 21 13:03:38 GMT 2005

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Sebastian Held wrote:
| Am Donnerstag, 20. Oktober 2005 16:49 schrieben Sie:
|> Looks like and issue in the nscd client request.  The getpwnam() lookup
|> is happening because a client is trying to connect to
|> \\server\colorlaser5quota and you have a [homes] section.
|> Does this help you out?
| Thanks for your very fast response! For now I've shut down
| nscd, lets have  look if that helps...
| I'm wondering why samba searches for a home dir, but
| client requests a printer service? Is this intended?
| May be I add the printer section again and disable it.

It's by design.  The order of searching for a matching
share is

(a) explicitly defined shares
(b) if [homes] is defined, a matching username
(c) if [printers] is defined, a matching printer name

cheers, jerry
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