[Samba] Friendly Reminder: Would you please comment on my findings?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Aug 18 21:10:38 UTC 2017

On Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:00:05 +0200
Andreas Loew <Andreas.Loew at mnet-online.de> wrote:

> Am 18.08.2017 um 22:17 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > Can you try adding 'server signing = disabled' to your smb.conf
> This parameter is already included in my smb.conf.
> Please see my previous reply to Andrew for summary of why I am
> confident to have already tracked down this to be a client-side issue
> with Microsoft's SMB2 (as opposed to their SMB1) implementation. What
> I am asking for is your help in assessing/confirming that my analysis
> is correct, and subsequently raising the issue with Microsoft in
> order to make sure that they indeed address and fix their performance
> regression...
> Thanks & best regards
> Andreas

The problem is that this isn't a Samba problem, googling for 'smb2 slow
performance' returns over 73,000 results, so I don't think Samba needs
to tell Microsoft, I think they know ;-)

Have you also tried turning off smb2 signing on the windows machine ?


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