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Re: [Samba] SMB Multichannel use-cases




Thanks for your response!

In other words, would the client be encouraged to open multiple connections
with the server to access multiple files in parallel?

-Madhu

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, Jeremy Allison <jra@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:09:10AM +0530, Madhusudan R via samba wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'd like to understand the use-cases to use SMB multichannel. Especially,
> > if the SMB client and Samba server are talking over the WAN.
> >
> > When does one see an improvement in throughput with multichannel? For
> > instance, does copying multiple files result in parallel copying over
> > multiple connections over the same session?
> >
> > Your inputs are appreciated.
>
> Multichannel with Samba allows parallelization of reads and writes
> for all files, so long as Samba is configured for aio.
>
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