[Samba] About NAS versus Samba

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 11 09:50:02 MDT 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 08:01:20AM -0500, Chris Weiss wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> >> but not all NASs do.  there are
> >> several commercial SMB/CIFS implementation out there.
> >
> > Sure, but non available to buy as a software-only
> > product to my knowledge. They all come with hardware
> > attached :-).
> right, *I* can't buy the software, but a NAS vendor can license it for
> a product that I can buy.

No, they all write their own these days. None available
to license as far as I'm aware.

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