[Samba] System Requirements for Samba?
robcampbell08105 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 04:25:36 UTC 2023
Thanks for the info. Which distro did you run on your host? Debian
installs a lot of packages I won't be needing on the host so I was
wondering is there a lighter distro to install as the host?
In all things, Be Intentional.
On Sun, Jan 29, 2023 at 1:54 PM Peter Milesson via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On 29.01.2023 19:08, Rob Campbell via samba wrote:
> > This was my reference
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Operating_System_Requirements
> > I need to rebuild my system due to package corruptions and
> > "upgrading" to sid from bullseye, I figured I'd take this time to do
> > right. Although this is only for home personal use, everyone keeps
> > that I shouldn't run my file server on my DC so I want to build a minimal
> > server to host 2 vms, one for the DC and the other for the file server.
> > I have an old FX-6300 with 32Gb RAM. Is that enough to run 3 servers, 1
> > host and 2 vms for home use only? I have separated partitions but I have
> > also segregated data. My data for my file server is spanned over 2
> > and / and /home is on another [currently]. I suspect I will add the data
> > as storage to the file server vm along with a portion of the other drive
> > for / and /home and the DC will only have / and /home. If Debian
> > requirements is 10GB HD and 2GB RAM, how much more is needed for Samba DC
> > and how much more is needed for Samba file server?
> > *Debian System Requirements*
> > - Minimum RAM: 512MB.
> > - Recommended RAM: 2GB.
> > - Hard Drive Space: 10 GB.
> > - Minimum 1GHz Pentium processor.
> > Oct 19, 2021
> > A Fresh Installation of Debian 11 Bullseye - Tecmint
> > <https://www.tecmint.com/debian-installation-guide/>
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > In all things, Be Intentional.
> Hi Rob,
> I scrapped my FX-6300 with 16GB of RAM a little more than a year ago.
> Basically, it was a virtualization server running Xen (CentOS 7.9), and
> then I had a few VMs permanently running: mail server with Postfix and
> Dovecot (Slackware based), Samba AD-DC based on Debian Buster, Samba
> file server (2TB storage), also based on Debian Buster, Windows 10
> (light development for barcode equipment). There were still a few Gbytes
> of RAM free for a Linux Slackware VM, or a Windows XP x64 installation.
> So, with your 32 GB of RAM, no problem really. But since I replaced that
> rig with a new one (AMD Ryzen 7 5700G), I have been saving about 20% on
> my electricity bills. My home server is running round the clock, and the
> FX-6300 is quite power hungry.
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