Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Mon Oct 5 21:02:53 GMT 1998

SMB _is_ CIFS.  microsoft, knowing the power of words, did a "marketing"
exercise back in july / august 1996 when Sun announced "WebNFS", and
created SMB, which stands for "common internet file system".

i love these "must-justify-to-the-boss" questions :-)

On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, Michael D. Ivey wrote:

> Can someone give me a VERY brief statement on samba's 
> support of CIFS?  I'm assuming it's just SMB over a
> WAN, but I have to make a statement to the boss about
> it, and need to make sure I'm correct.  Thanks.
> /mdi
> -- 
> Michael D. Ivey  -  Director of Emerging Technologies
> ivey at

<a href="mailto:lkcl at" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href=""> Samba and Network Development </a>
<a href=""       > Samba and Network Consultancy </a>

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