[Samba] Client link utilization

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Feb 8 13:27:19 MST 2010

On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 08:53:11PM +0100, Bostjan Skufca wrote:
> Ok, a quick questions for everyone:
> Can you max a 100Mbps ethernet connection to SMBD server using
> smbclient or mount.cifs?
> What transfer speeds can you reach? 8MB/s, 10MB/s, 11,5MB/s?
> Thanks everybody,
> b.
> PS: Because if you can and I can't, that means only I have a client
> side problem.

Well using a 100Mbit connection, nfs gives me 11.3MB/s and using cifs
gives me 7.5MB/s.  Same file from same server to the same client using
rsync --progress to show the transfer rate of receiving from the server.

Samba 3.4.2 on the server.

Len Sorensen

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