[Samba] Clients send tons of Notiftication requests

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 11 18:25:36 UTC 2020

On 11/05/2020 18:53, Luca Marceglia via samba wrote:
> [LM] Actually I don’t but as soon as the server was instructed not to answer back, it all worked. Therefore I assume this was not happening in the past
As far as I am aware, the last time 'notify' had any major changes was 
Samba 4.3.0, so I think it is in the version of Samba on your server. If 
it is in your Samba and the notifications are now arriving at your 
server, then it is most likely a client problem, I say this because the 
server is responding to outside forces, they are not originating on the 
> [LM] I have no idea where to start from. Additionally, it’s strange that all of a sudden, two Windows applications and one Apple application all decide to start sending these requests at the same time...
> But if you can tell me where or how I can start looking for this issue, that would help me a lot.

If these 'notifications' have just started, then you need to find out 
when they started and what changed, any updates etc.


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