[Samba] Possible memory leak in

Matt Oursbourn moursbourn at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 19:50:34 UTC 2021

All I do is add these lines to smb.comf under global.:
client min protocol = NT1
server min protocol = NT1
usershare owner only = false
force user = moursbourn

I do not know what the NT1 stuff does other than it helped windows see the

*Here is the output:*

Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Loaded services file OK.
Weak crypto is allowed


# Global parameters
        client min protocol = NT1
        log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
        logging = file
        map to guest = Bad User
        max log size = 1000
        obey pam restrictions = Yes
        pam password change = Yes
        panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
        passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n
*Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        server min protocol = NT1
        server role = standalone server
        unix password sync = Yes
        usershare allow guests = Yes
        usershare owner only = No
        idmap config * : backend = tdb
        force user = moursbourn

        browseable = No
        comment = Home Directories
        create mask = 0700
        directory mask = 0700
        valid users = %S

        browseable = No
        comment = All Printers
        create mask = 0700
        path = /var/spool/samba
        printable = Yes

        comment = Printer Drivers
        path = /var/lib/samba/printers


On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 11:55 AM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 2021-09-11 at 11:33 -0700, Matt Oursbourn wrote:
> > I might have spoken too soon.  Just to give it more headroom I added
> > another 32GB of ram to the machine.   Now it has 64GB.   As of this
> > morning Samba is using 32.6GiB.   Is samba supposed to use this much
> > ram or is something else going on?   At least so far it has not
> > crashed with the 64GB of ram.
> >
> No one else has reported high ram usage (this doesn't mean it isn't
> occurring elsewhere). Just on the off chance that you are doing
> something strange, can we see your smb.conf, this will also show us how
> you are running Samba.
> Rowland
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