[Samba] 80k+ locked files from single samba user

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Nov 17 19:47:33 UTC 2016

On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 02:26:48PM +0100, Dirk Wartmann via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> our setup succesfully serves 100+ concurrent users for years.
> beginning a month ago every few days we see single users with 80k+ locked files. Normally all users together only have <5k locked files.
> This large amount of locked files degrades server performance (too much consumed memory, server beginns swapping).
> Is there any way i can prevent single users to lock more than for example 500 files?

Better to find the root cause. What changed a month ago ?

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