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Re: [Samba] Is there a limit on Number of users connecting share




Dear Joe. Please find my comments inline.


On 08/20/2018 03:40 PM, john doe via samba wrote:
> On 8/20/2018 11:32 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:37:32 +0530
>> Amit via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Query:
>>>>> 1. Is there a limit on max number of connections to share? There
>>>>> must be what's the max? 2. Is using force user, force group good
>>>>> option here? 3. Is there limit on max number of files opened, Can
>>>>> this issue be related to this? 4. Why in failing case it checking
>>>>> 'home dir, Printers'?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I think we need more info here:
>>>>
>>>> What are the clients ?    Windows-7,10 machines
>>>>
>>>> It looks like they are all using the same username to connect to
>>>> the share, is this correct ? Yes (catuser)
>>>>
>>>> If it is correct, are they all using the same password ? yes
>>>>
>>>> Is this standalone server in an AD domain ?  Standalone server
>>
>> That doesn't answer the question, it just confirms what is already
>> know. What are the other machines in ? A workgroup, an NT4-style
>> domain, or an AD domain.
Other Machines are standalone boxes. Standalone workstations.
>>
>>>>
>>>> Do the clients that don't work have NTLMv1 turned off ?  This i
>>>> need to enquire, But I think No. Beacause issue happens randomly on
>>>> any of clients when connections reaches > 200 or so.
>>
>> This would suggest that NTLMv1 isn't the problem, you could try
>> investigate setting 'max smbd processes' in smb.conf, see 'man
>> smb.conf' for more info.
>>
>>  From the number of users you say you have, it would probably be better
>> to run your standalone server as a Unix domain member.
>>
>
> By "Unix domain member" you mean?:
>
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_a_Domain_Member
>

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