[Samba] Reshare of a Samba mount

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 14:39:08 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:27 PM, will ryder <wjryder at me.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running a samba server that has two shares:
>        i) Local directory
>        ii) samba mount on  NetApp Filer.
> The samba server is running on RHEL 5.
> There is a large transfer speed difference between the local directory and samba mount.
> I have run some tests and determined this is due to RHEL5 reshare of the samba.
> Does anyone have suggestions so that I can make this faster ?

use a DFS link so that clients access the netapp cifs directly.
re-sharing is always going to cause some sort of problems, performance
is usually the least of them.

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