CIRSI uses the SAMBA/SMB software for networking between the WIN95 machines and the LINUX machines. SAMBA called also be used to network between LINUX and SOLARIS.

The Samba software suite is a collection of programs that implements the SMB protocol for UNIX systems. This protocol is sometimes also referred to as the LanManager or Netbios protocol. SMB, which stands for Server Message Block, is a protocol for sharing files, printers, serial ports, and communications abstractions such as named pipes and mail slots between computers.

Local SAMBA documentation

External SAMBA resources

Published by Richard McMahon
Last modified: Mon Oct 12 07:02:24 1998