[Samba] samba and cifs

Javid Abdul-AJAVID1 AJAVID1 at motorola.com
Wed Jul 31 08:07:02 GMT 2002

CIFS is microsofts version of SMB right
so whats samba server based on , SMB ? ( but how does it differ from CIFS )

am sure Micorsoft clients like w2k or nt are CIFS 

some storage vendors have CIFS enabled on their unix platforms

question is how does their implementation differes, 

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald Carter [mailto:jerry at samba.org]
Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 9:45 AM
To: Javid Abdul-AJAVID1
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org; samba-technical-admin at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] samba and cifs

On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Javid Abdul-AJAVID1 wrote:

> can somebody please reply on this, am trying to debug a issue
> samba is not showing up all the files on windows explorere,that exist on
> unix side
> i want to figure this out, so am curious should i be looking at CIFS
> commands or SMB commands on packets

CIFS and SMB are the same thing really (cifs is just the next version)
And no CIFS/SMB is not a standard.

cheers, jerry
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