[Samba] gencache.tdb size and cache flush

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 29 09:37:46 UTC 2018

On Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:12:22 +0200
"L.P.H. van Belle via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> The config looks ok, thats great. :-) 
> Its not needed to stop samba running : net cache flush 
> If you run:  net cache list and have a look, then flush it and look
> again. You see its empty.
> If you need to copy the idmap than it is needed to stop samba.
> Can you show me an output of. 
> dpkg -l | egrep "tevent|tdb|ldb|talloc|cmocka" 
> Im running latest versions of these. Own compile or from
> sid/experimental. 
> Now my network is not that large in users, about the same computers. 
> If you able, you could try my new 4.8.5 builds for stretch. 
> I cant tell where this is coming from, i cant simulate it.. 
> Maybe Rowland knows more about this. 

There were problems in the earlier versions, but these have been fixed.
I think the only way to get more info will be to raise the log level in
smb.conf and see if anything pops out.

What are the clients, this may have a bearing.


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