[Samba] Slow file listing : Debian Wheezy, Samba Version 3.6.6

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Feb 28 22:26:02 UTC 2016

On 28/02/16 22:03, Richard wrote:
> Hi,
> I manage quite a few boxes that are identical in OS and Samba version. 
> (Debian Wheezy, Samba version 3.6.6)
> I have one box, where each time you open windows explorer and click on 
> the mapped network share, a line moves across the top of explorer and 
> it takes around 30-40 seconds to display the directory listing.
> Once it has done this once, it is quick thereafter, until you close 
> explorer and open it again later, then it is slow again.
> Can anyone give me some direction on where to search for the cause of 
> this issue please ?

Does this happen if you upgrade to the later Samba version from wheezy 
backports ?
3.6.0 is EOL, so you don't stand much chance of getting this fixed if it 
is a bug.


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