[jcifs] Understanding of jCIFS project

Allen, Michael B (RSCH) Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Tue Oct 1 07:57:32 EST 2002

Supposedly starlasoft has a server actually. See our homepage for a link.


Why did we remove the link to Norbert's page?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Christopher R. Hertel [SMTP:crh at ubiqx.mn.org]
> Sent:	Monday, September 30, 2002 4:48 PM
> To:	Joseph Kezar
> Cc:	jcifs at lists.samba.org
> Subject:	Re: [jcifs] Understanding of jCIFS project
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 03:13:54PM -0400, Joseph Kezar wrote:
> > Is there an aspect of the jCIFS project that will allow one to share a 
> > directory/file/printer.  I have a directory on my linux filesystem that 
> > I would like to share.  We are currently using samba to perform this 
> > task.  Is there any way I can share a directory with jCIFS?
> No, jCIFS does not act as an SMB server.  It might be possible to take the
> jCIFS code and build a server system based on it, but that would be a
> large project.
> What you can do (and this is what people are busy doing) is use the jCIFS
> client code to build a servelet, and connect that to a web server.  A web
> browser can, then, connect to the web server and request access to CIFS
> resources at the remote end.  The servelet uses jCIFS to access those
> resources and presents them via HTML to the web client.
> You could build CGI code to do the same sort of thing.  Keeping state is 
> the difficult part.
> Chris -)-----
> -- 
> Samba Team -- http://www.samba.org/     -)-----   Christopher R. Hertel
> jCIFS Team -- http://jcifs.samba.org/   -)-----   ubiqx development, uninq.
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