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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'samba', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Samba is a free software re-implementation, originally developed by Australian Andrew Tridgell, of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol. As of version 3, Samba provides file and print services for various Microsoft Windows clients and can integrate with a Windows Server domain, either as a Primary Domain Controller (PDC) or as a domain member. It can also be part of an Active Directory domain. Samba runs on most Unix and Unix-like systems, such as GNU / Linux, Solaris, AIX and the BSD variants, including Apple's Mac OS X Server (which was added to the Mac OS X client in version 10.2). Samba is standard on nearly all distributions of Linux and is commonly included as a basic system service on other Unix-based operating systems as well. Samba is released under the GNU General Public License. The name Samba comes from SMB (Server Message Block), the name of the standard protocol used by the Microsoft Windows network file system. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Samba)

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Metadata related to 'samba' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'samba': 5 (0.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'samba' across all Ariadne articles: 6
  • Average number of references to 'samba' per Ariadne article: 1.20
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'samba': 1997-07
  • Trending factor of 'samba': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'samba':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. mark russell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. richard goodman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. brett burridge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. paul browning (see articles on this topic by this author)

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ZOPE: Swiss Army Knife for the Web?

Paul Browning looks at this multiple authoring environment.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Windows Explorer: The Index Server Companion

Brett Burridge describes the Index Server Companion, an application he has created that allows Microsoft Index Server to index content from remote websites and ODBC databases.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Web Mirrors: Building the UK Mirror Service

Report on the UK Mirror Service by Mark Russell.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

ACORN Implemented

Jon Knight and Richard Goodman describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.

July 1997, issue10, project update

A Knight's Tale: Networked CD-ROM Redirectors

Jon Knight describes how MSCDEX.EXE and networked CD-ROM redirectors can introduce difficulties when using Windows 95 and NT to provide access to library CD-ROMs.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

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