[Samba] samba/network performance

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jun 9 07:06:44 GMT 2008

On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 10:36:17PM -0700, Sascha wrote:
> Hi list,
> we're having some problems with our Samba Server based on
> Debian Eth with Samba version 3.0.24. When a user copies a
> file to a share the performance is just about 10-15
> MBits/s. Doesn't matter what OS the client uses. The
> server itself has a 1 G connection. Both are directly
> connected to the switch so there couldn't be a buggy
> cable/box between them. When i measure the speed with any
> other program, e.g. netio, it goes up to full bandwidth so
> there is no problem with the OS network configuration. I
> guess it's a problem in my configuration, but i can't find
> it.
> Thanks for help and best regards.
> [global]
>         workgroup = WORKGROUP
>         netbios name = SRV001

At first, remove the socket options.

>         case sensitive = no
>         max xmit = 8192

max xmit needs to go as well.

>         log level = 9 vfs:2

Reduce the log level to 1.

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