[Samba] Windows 10 spawning thousands of child processes on Samba 4.3.11 server

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 22 21:32:09 UTC 2017

On Mon, 22 May 2017 23:22:32 +0200
Asbjorn Taugbol via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I have 10 Windows 10 clients connecting to Ubuntu 16.04 with Samba
> version 4.3.11-Ubuntu. Each client has one smbd process, but I notice
> the number of child processes is exploding into 40.000+ the next day
> after a restart. I reckon this is not normal. Server load is < 0.1
> but client applications are misbehaving and crashing.
> The problems started when moving from an old Ubuntu 10.04 to a newer
> 16.04.

Can you post your smb.conf.


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