SAMBA

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SAMBA

https://www.samba.org/
File-sharing implementation

Samba provides a complete replacement for Windows NT, Warp, NFS, or netware servers. Most common uses include:

  • SMB server, to provide Windows NT and LAN Manager-style file and print services to SMB clients such as Windows 95, Warp Server, smbfs and others.
  • NetBIOS (rfc1001/1002) nameserver, which amongst other things gives browsing support. Samba can be the master browser on your LAN if you wish.
  • ftp-like SMB client so you can access PC resources (disks and printers) from unix, Netware and other operating systems
  • tar extension to the client for backing up PCs
  • limited command-line tool that supports some of the NT administrative functionality, which can be used on Samba, NT workstation and NT server.

Documentation

See http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/ for complete list
"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/samba irc:irc.freenode.net/samba] " IRC Help channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/samba irc:irc.freenode.net/samba]

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/samba-technical irc:irc.freenode.net/samba-technical] " IRC development channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/samba-technical irc:irc.freenode.net/samba-technical]


Download

Download version 4.5.4 (stable)
released on 18 January 2017

Commercial support available; see list at http://us1.samba.org/samba/support/

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey30 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Andrew Tridgell Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:samba-bugs@samba.org
DeveloperE-mailmailto:samba-technical@lists.samba.org
SupportNewsgroupcomp.protocols.smb
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://samba.org/cvs.html
HelpE-mailmailto:samba-announce@lists.samba.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 January 2017.



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