[Samba] Samba limitation to concurrent open files
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jul 12 06:20:54 MDT 2013
On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 04:25:05PM +0530, Santosh Patnaik wrote:
> Can Samba handle in the range of 1million to 3 millions concurrently open
> files? If so, then from which Samba version onwards?
Is this per connection? How many clients connect to that
system? If you are using SMB1, the protocol has a 16-bit
field for file IDs, this effectively limits the maximum
number of files to 65536. In the real world it will be a bit
less. With SMB2, there's no such limitation, but I don't
know where people have pushed this so far.
> Does it have any benchmarking results on maximum number of open files that
> Samba can have concurrently?
Not really. Do you have a bit more information about your
workload, so that we can test this and lift limits?
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