[Samba] Samba tuning advise

Cleber P. de Souza cleberps at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 12:42:47 GMT 2006

You should also consider increase the SO_SNDBUF and SO_RCVBUF in socket options.
I have used values like 16384 and got some performance increase for
reading and writing to the shares. Increase this value in your
environment to get and test one good for you.

On 9/14/06, Fabrice.Davaine at altissemiconductor.com
<Fabrice.Davaine at altissemiconductor.com> wrote:
> Helo,
> We use a big fileserver running Linux/Samba as fileshare.
> We are facing performances problems for which we'd like some advise :
> Clients are OS2(LanManager)  and windows 2000 reading and writing lots of
> files in the same directory on the fileshare.
> We currently have more than 80 000 files in the directory (files size is
> about 100 Bytes).
> Could you please advise us some Samba tuning you would apply in a such
> situation. I'm sure you also have some
> recommendations on Linux parameters like filsystem type, general
> kernel/network settings.
> Feel free to forward this to whoever who could help us.
> Regards.
> Salutations / Kind Regards
> Fabrice
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Cleber P. de Souza

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