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Old 01-14-2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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What is Samba?


I want to learn about Samba.
Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. What are SMB/CIFS clients?

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Old 01-14-2013, 09:36 PM   #2
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cifs
 
Old 01-15-2013, 01:33 AM   #3
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See also chap 19 http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...ion/index.html
 
Old 01-15-2013, 04:20 PM   #4
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Samba and Cifs are file system protocols that allow other operating systems (eg Windows) to access files and printers on
Linux systems. This link can explain it far better than I can.

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/CIFS.html

Hope this helps.
 
  


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