[Samba] How to survive from connection loss with durable file handle
- Date: Sat, 12 May 2018 16:27:41 +0530
- From: Sandeep Jakka via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Samba] How to survive from connection loss with durable file handle
I have configured samba on RHEL 7.4 with samba-4.6.6. I have 2 NICs
configured on this machine. To test durable file handle functionality I
mounted the samba share on windows 10 machine and copied video file and
start playing it. While video was playing, from linux machine I did ifdown
and ifup of NIC, duration of down and up is 15/20 sec, but observed that
video stopped playing and connection/session is broken during this time.
As per information which I gather after search on google, with durable file
handle feature of samba, application can survive with short network
disconnect. I did the required setting in smb.conf file which require to
enable the durable file handle.
i.e. kernel oplocks = no, kernel share modes = no, posix locking = no and
durable handles = yes
Can someone guide me for how to achieve the uninterrupted IO? Do I need to
do any setting for this on samba server side or client side?
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