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smb and winbind services eating all ram please help to tune it

Posted on 2013-06-18
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Hi All,

I am using SAMBA server for sharing partiton and winbind service also but looks like samba and winbind service eat all ram approx 80% of ram - because if i reboot the service or echo 3> /proc/vm/swappiness values all ram become free.

Please help how to tune or resolve this issue like user time limit auto disconnect or some other stuff which will be useful .
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xeroxzerox earned 500 total points
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hi,

that issue in system kernel parameters,

for solved out that issue follow that step
#vi /etc/sysctl.conf

Add the following lines to the /etc/sysctl.conf  file:

kernel.sem = 250 32000 100 128

restart service and system...and check again....

Regards,
xerox
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by:apunkabollywood
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are you sure this will resolve the issue ....and ram will be no more fully used ? please confirm as we need to have a proper reason before asking to reboot
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i've already faced this issue in past...i'm sure it will be solve out your problem.....

Go ahead for do it....
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i dont know but doesnt effect that much
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What msg show when you run that cmd on terminal..

#ps -elfy | grep winbind

and  what smbcontrol output show
 try to implement patch....

https://bugzilla.samba.org/attachment.cgi?id=2908&action=edit
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Thank you it works somehow
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