[Samba] Samba connections - Issues and suggestions
sivakumar.thirumalai at merck.com
Mon Aug 1 16:24:05 MDT 2011
For the past six months, we are having users complain few of following issues. I have summarized the hardware and software specifications below as well. Please let us know your suggestions!
Symptoms # New Users cannot mount shares [ network exception / hung service ]. Some times existing users get kicked out. Samba connections spike up [ Sometimes go up to 1300 with in an hour ].
Resolution # As of now we are restarting Samba which will eventually kill of all existing connections and users were able to connect back.
How frequent # At least once in a month, was more than twice in the month of May-2011.
OS # SunOS Generic_117350-44 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-880
Samba version # 3.0.25a
I have also attached the smb.conf for better clarity!
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