Appleshare IP 6.2 and smbfs

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Nov 15 05:12:03 GMT 2001

Urban Widmark wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Unless you are running MacOS X, the only SMB server available for the
> > Mac is 'Dave', see the links on the download page @
> Are you sure about that? google tells me:
> "This version [6.0] adds support for SMB over TCP/IP as well, bringing Windows
>  clients into the fold."
> "In addition, Version 6 will provide SMB client support, letting Windows 95
>  and Windows NT clients access AppleShare servers natively."
> And would smbclient get as far as protocol negotiation if the server
> didn't support SMB? I'd expect it to fail sooner (session request).
> /Urban

How bizarre...  Considering that Apple is running Samba as their OSX SMB
server, I thought that Dave was the only other product out there...

Oh well, you learn somthing new every day...

Andrew Bartlett

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