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IBM developerWorks: Introduction to Samba

Jun 18, 2000, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Samba is an incredible tool for anyone who uses both Unix and Windows. By implementing the SMB/CIFS protocol for Unix, Samba allows Unix systems to share their resources with standard Windows clients. In this introductory article -- the first of Daniel Robbins' new series of columns for developerWorks, he'll introduce you to what Samba can do. The focus will be on key concepts....By the end of this article, you'll have a good understanding of what Samba does, and how it goes about doing it."

"Welcome to "Common threads," a new column for the Linux zone on developerWorks. Every two weeks, I'll bring you in-depth articles covering the technologies that are shaping the Linux and open source worlds. The column starts off with a three-part series on Samba, the leading technology used to integrate Windows and Unix. I'll show you how Samba works, and how to get it configured and running on your system...."

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