[Samba] Any risks of modifying tcp_keepidle etc params?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Mar 14 17:09:42 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 09:33:04AM +0000, Chenyehua via samba wrote:
> Hi folks
>    Recently, I find that the number of the smbd connections may increase if the network is abnormal. And the repeated connections will exist for a long time (which is not accepted for me)
>    So, I modify the following params and shorten the existing time of those repeated connections:
>        TCP_KEEPCNT      3
> TCP_KEEPIDLE       60
> My concern is that:
> Are there any risks of modifying above params to those values?

It's going to cause more traffic on your network, but
won't hurt Samba any I think.

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