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Old 10-21-2011, 07:55 AM   #1
sulekha
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Question samba concurrent connections


Hi all,

In windows XP there is a limit on the no: of concurrent connections

http://s529.photobucket.com/albums/d...nt=sharing.jpg

my question is as follows

is there any mechanism/directive in samba to implement a similar sort of limit on the no : of concurrent connections ?
 
Old 10-21-2011, 08:14 AM   #2
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well, it's a little 'blurry' but Samba has some limitations:
Code:
smb.conf:

max smbd processes = 500
deadtime = 15
- max smbd processes
- an explanation
- limiting connections
- some Windows limitations

I don't know how else can be done.

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:20 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by lithos View Post
well, it's a little 'blurry' but Samba has some limitations:
Code:
smb.conf:

max smbd processes = 500
deadtime = 15
- max smbd processes
- an explanation
- limiting connections
- some Windows limitations

I don't know how else can be done.

well I created a share as follows


[sample]
path = /home/sulekha/sample
read only = No
create mask = 0760
max smbd processes = 3
deadtime = 30


but i am able to access this share from 4 windows machines , so as far as i my understanding goes
max smbd processes directive has failed isn't it ?
 
Old 10-25-2011, 02:38 PM   #4
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From a bit of googling I would have to agree with lithos that this is a bit blurry.
max smbd process is a global parameter i.e it limits the number of running smbd processes and not the number of connections per share. However, there should be one smbd process per client connection. What is the output of the smbstatus command when all four computers are accessing your server. Are you just viewing the directory or are there any files opened?
 
Old 10-27-2011, 09:44 AM   #5
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From a bit of googling I would have to agree with lithos that this is a bit blurry.
max smbd process is a global parameter i.e it limits the number of running smbd processes and not the number of connections per share. However, there should be one smbd process per client connection. What is the output of the smbstatus command when all four computers are accessing your server. Are you just viewing the directory or are there any files opened?

output of the smbstatus command when all four computers are accessing your server.(just viewing the directory)

http://s529.photobucket.com/albums/d...mbstatus-1.png


output of the smbstatus command when all four computers are accessing your server.(with files opened)

http://s529.photobucket.com/albums/d...mbstatus-2.png
 
  


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