[Samba] The case of the disconnecting network shares

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Dec 15 06:01:45 UTC 2015

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 04:07:55PM +1100, John Gardeniers wrote:
> Wireshark would be impractical in this case because I can't predict
> when the disconnects will occur, or even if they will occur for any
> given client, and this is a very busy file server, even during the
> night. Therefore, the logs would be far too immense to be useful
> without first knowing exactly what event(s) I'm looking for.

You can limit tcpdump to a single client with "host <ip-address>". And
multi-gigabyte traces can be split up. I'm used to that :-)


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