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1answer
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Network behavior of slow Windows shared storage

I have got on my hands 3 Windows XP file servers (their sole purpose is their SMB share) running on a office with about 50 users. The workload is only office usage: they use it to store and share ...
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3answers
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How to speed up SMB connection between a Mac client and Isilon storage server?

So we have a Isilon Storage Cluster, and both Windows and Mac Clients connecting to it. Windows (for obvious reasons) connects and performs extremely well using SMB. OSX on the other hand, does not. ...
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2answers
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SMB SSH tunnel using putty client painfully slow

I've set up an SMB SSH tunnel using putty SSH client to edit my webpages directly from the server on my windows machine (also because my virtuazoo server doesn't allow NFS). Even setting blowfish as ...
2
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0answers
962 views

How can I improve performance over SMB/CIFS for an application that has poor write speeds?

I have a third party application that reads several large files and generates a third large file. Its performance is quite good when the generated file is stored on "local storage", i.e. either a ...
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5answers
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SMB claimed to be “slow”

Our company network (which I believe is a windows domain run on server 2008) is painfully slow. A prime example of this is copying files over SMB - listings take minutes, and copying even modestly ...
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0answers
759 views

Network Transfer Rate on SMB/FTP

We're trying to optimise our network transfer rate from the client PCs to the file server, but having no luck. If I run an iperf test between a client PC (Windows XP) and our server (Linux) with a ...
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7answers
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Speeding up rsync over smb

I'm backing up a Linux box over SMB to a NAS. I mount the NAS locally and then I rsync a lot of data (100GB or so). I believe it's taking an awfully long time to do it: more than 12 hours. I would ...
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5answers
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Windows networking performance (SMB/CIFS)

Are there registry settings or other settings available to tune Windows networking (SMB/CIFS) performance? I'm trying to get maximum throughput for large file copy operations but any settings would ...