[jcifs] jCIFS Has Moved!

Michael B Allen ioplex at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 17:02:15 UTC 2018

The new official home page of the original jCIFS library is now:


If you're just looking for the jCIFS jar, that is the place to get it.
See the Download link to the left.

Thanks to the Samba organization for hosting the jCIFS project for 18 years!

If you're looking for the latest and greatest open source Java SMB
library, jCIFS is not it. JCIFS has been in maintenance-mode-only for
several years and although what it does support works fine (SMB1,
NTLMv2, midlc, MSRPC and various utility classes), jCIFS does not
support the newer SMB2/3 variants of the SMB protocol which is slowly
becoming required (Windows 10 requires SMB2/3). JCIFS only supports
SMB1 but Microsoft has deprecated SMB1 in their products. So if SMB1
is disabled on your network, JCIFS' file related operations will NOT

Fortunately there are multiple new open source SMB Java projects to
try including the following:



Any questions regarding jCIFS can be directed to ioplex at gmail.com.


Michael B Allen
Java Active Directory Integration

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