[Samba] Lots of smbd processes and connections?
bbayorgeon at charter.net
Mon Nov 9 20:26:38 MST 2009
> [2009/10/17 08:11:28, 0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(800)
> dads-pc (10.0.2.124) couldn't find service roo
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Dickinson [mailto:matt-samba at alpha345.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 6:37 PM
> On 10/28/09 6:21 PM, "Jeremy Allison" <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> > Not enough detail. Get a log level 10 plus a wireshark trace please.
> > Jeremy.
> Since it might be the same problem I'm having, I have those available
> on the
> bugzilla page ( https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6782)
Problem solved / culprit found!
Behavior in question:
The last character of the service name is truncated and couldn't find
First off, this behavior is pretty well documented....it even appears noted
as an odd behavior in a MS White Paper. Normally not a big deal as MS
would provide a few requests with the truncated service name the correct
For example you can get a Windoze client to repeat the situation by
properties of a share from explorer and it will result in 3 or 4 truncated
My problem was the client was spamming the server with > 1000 requests / sec
flooding logs and bogging down the server.
My situation was related to resident software on the client called:
CyberLink Media Libray
I think they are all basically the same product with different names
One of these processes was spamming the server looking for media I suspect.
I uninstalled it and the spamming stopped.
In particular the problem resided with a process call CLMLSvc.exe. Once
the spamming went away.
Matt, I would check you clients for similar software.
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