[Samba] mget timeout

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 31 14:30:12 MDT 2014

On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 06:13:00PM +0200, Mouloud Aït-Kaci wrote:
> hello
> I am trying to download a large file (9 Go) with smbclient on a linux
> machine from a NAS. Apparently, smbclient mget has a timeout that prevents
> me to download this large file.
> smbget is a possible solution.
> Also I'm doing this over an ssh tunnel. So I need to proxify smbget. Yet I
> cannot specify another port than 445 on smbget.
> I am stuck.
> can anyone help me?
> thanks

smbclient mget only has a 20 second timeout on individual
requests. I doubt that you're hitting that in your setup,
most likely an ssh timeout.

I think you're right in that smbget doesn't allow a different
port. Shouldn't be hard to add though.

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