[Samba] Samba performance issue

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jan 6 18:20:51 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 09:35:39AM -0800, rhubbell wrote:
> Why do cifs and smbfs not have this capability?  Is it too much work? Is
> it due to differences in the purpose of each?

It's fiddly work nobody has done yet.

> Is there a way to setup smbclient to act like a mount point acts? I'm
> pretty sure the answer's "No." but I ask anyway.

What do you mean by that? You want to slow down smbclient?

> Is this definition correct?
> Multiplex ID:
> Used by the server to verify the file access permissions of groups where
> consumer-based file protection is in effect.

No, that is not correct. See
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=89836 for a
description of CIFS, alternatively look at

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