[Samba] Poor performance on open/copy/close/rename file operations via remote/VPN connection

ziotegolina ziotegolina at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 02:51:54 MDT 2009

Problem solved romoving openvpn and installing PPPTP. 
That software is free and REALLY better than openvpn.

ziotegolina wrote:
> Hallo,
> I've got the same problem using openvpn & samba server.
> Did you fix it? could you help me telling me how to solve it?
> thanks,
> Dario
> gianfranco pra floriani wrote:
>> hello Dave,
>> I'm still trying to understand how to check all the traffic with 
>> ethereal (now wireshark) as you wrote a few days ago.
>> I had some troubles installing wirshark server side so now i'm doing the 
>> tests from a client (XP).
>> Now, I will also check out your suggestion to use tun0.
>> If I remember, I chose tap because I'm using server-bridge (same subnet) 
>> and not routing for VPN.
>> However, I had the same performance issues when using the router client 
>> VPN connecting to the router's (hardware config) VPN.
>> I will let you know.
>> Thank you so much for your advices.
>> gian
>> Dave Kempe wrote:
>>> gianfranco pra floriani wrote:
>>>> dev tap0
>>>> proto udp
>>>> As you point out, it looks more a SMB (and not samba) problem.
>>> I would seriously suggest you try dev tun0.
>>> make sure the routes work fine, then try again.
>>> I think that you have some sort of networking issue where broadcasts 
>>> are getting confused.
>>> perhaps the machines think they are on the same subnet, but they are 
>>> not on the same 'wire'
>>> dave
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