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Re: Isilon - "isi smb openfiles list" verse "isi statistics client | grep smb"

imho there is no right way of determining the value of "good idea to reboot".

depending on your workflow the number of users is a interesting value. in other cases it's more a question of traffic.

i would begin:

isi statistics pstat --protocol=smb2

to see how many protocol traffic is going on, combined with Network Output / disk I/O i get a Feeling HOW MUCH the smb users are doing.

with isi smb sessions list

i can look WHO is doing stuff (maybe my CEO is reading his pdf-newspaper may be more important than a higher number of "normal folks")

with isi smb openfiles list

i can look WHAT these People are doing (are they all just reading a Manual or are they doing some DNS-sequencing)

with isi statistics client

i can look further in HOW the used tools are doing the workload. This would be quite uninteresting in case of maintenance and more something for workload / performance analytics.

Rgds

-- sluetze

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