[Samba] Client connection limit!?

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Fri Mar 3 03:46:58 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 16:04 +0100, Thomas Riedrich wrote:

> I didn't find any information on the net: Is there any client connection 
> limit in Samba? We have about 70 clients accessing one Samba PDC, and 
> sometimes we get errors from client machines that can't connect and they 
> say that the "maximum connections" on the server has been reached. I 
> din't find any such thing in the smb.conf - except one paramater where 
> you can manually set a limit, but we didn't set this limit.

The default for the 'max connections' parameter is zero, meaning there
is no limit on the number of simultaneous connections.  Perhaps you are
running out of some resource (memory, file handles?) on your Samba
server machine?

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