[Samba] Samba connections - Issues and suggestions

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Aug 3 10:15:28 MDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 01, 2011 at 06:24:05PM -0400, Thirumalai, Sivakumar wrote:
> Hi,
> 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!

Samba 3.0.25a is a very old version. I suggest upgrading to a supported

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