[Ilugc] successfully setup samba share
knura at yahoo.com
Tue May 20 13:28:20 IST 2008
On Monday 19 May 2008, senthilraja P wrote:
> In our last discussion, i have asked for a query, that samba share is
> very slow. I have solved this issue. I dont know the exact reason,
> but the following are the ones i did.
Thanks for sharing your solutions to the list.
> 1. Added the linux machine to windows domain using kerberos.
In your OP, you had not mentioned that you were running a windows
domain. The above certainly helps your case.
> 2. the /etc/hosts was earlier changed to a different name server. I
> changed it to correct one.
err, name servers are in /etc/resolv.conf and not /etc/hosts. This
could have an effect if you have DNS for your internal hosts; pointing
it to the correct name server is very important.
> I could not ascertain how the issue gets solved.
Not an expert on MS-CIFS but it eventually finds allowable shares.
> But after i
> restarted the server the share access was very fast comparatively to
> other windows share.
Does this not restore your faith in open source solutions? :)
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