[Samba] Reshare of a Samba mount

will ryder wjryder at me.com
Wed Jun 8 08:48:18 MDT 2011

Having a little bit of trouble understanding how my configuration might work.

Having seen this :


Does this mean that the  DFS root is on the RHEL and NetApp is a leaf node ?

Would anyone have a sample configuration for what i would like to do or could suggest one?



On Jun 7, 2011, at 9:39 PM, Chris Weiss wrote:

> 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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