Bad Suggestion!

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Fri Feb 5 20:28:17 GMT 1999

Florian Laws wrote:

> I always thought NFS was one of the ugliest filesharing protocols available,
> especially security-wise.

Maybe - but SMB wins the butt-ugly prize for *everything* 
else :-).

> I even wondered if it makes sense to use SAMBA for UNIX-to-UNIX filesharing
> or if should better go with AFS.

Please don't use smb for UNIX to UNIX. It sucks. Very badly.

Use a protocol that was designed instead of growing
like an ugly wart :-) :-).


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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