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Re: Thoughts on Redhat 6.0

On Thu, May 06, 1999 at 10:34:00PM +0200, JF Martinez wrote:
> SMB's security is trivial to break.  This is OK for an intranet were
> people are working for the same goal and in addition there is a boss
> who can retaliate in case an employee is misbehaving but it is very
> dangerous on the Internet.  That is why Microsoft itself does not try
> to push it for this task but it is trying to ready another protocol
> called CIFS.
My understanding is that CIFS is just another name of SMB, under which it was
sumbitted to IETF. (although, according to Samba people, some parts of SMB are