Samba and CIFS question

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Jul 31 07:37:01 GMT 2002

> > Is samba implments CIFS.
> > I thought CIFS is based on SMB
> > am assuming SMB is opensource protocol
CIFS is the new name microsoft gave to the smb protocol their clients

> > Just wondering if am running samba 2.2.5 does it mean am running CIFS
> > also what version of CIFS?
It does mean running CIFS; afaik CIFS doesn't really have version

> > when i sniffing SMB packets which commands should i be looking at CIFS or
SMB and CIFS are basically two names for the same protocol


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