Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Sep 13 16:33:02 GMT 2001

On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 05:19:27PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > I'd rather consider cifs/tcp vs cifs tunneled over something - nfs lets say. 

NFS is not a transport, it is a file-serving protocol that _uses_
transports, UDP and TCP being the typical ones.

SMB (aka CIFS) is in the same layer [of the OSI framework-stack] as NFS.

both of them use the layer below [of the OSI framework-stack]


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