What Is Samba

Samba is available for download from the primary distribution site in Australia. You can download and compile the source code for the suite, or you may download precompiled binaries for certain platforms. You should choose one of the several mirror sites around the world closest to you. You can find the complete list of mirror sites at the main Samba Web page located at the http samba.org. A simple description of Samba is a suite of programs that enables you to access files and printers on a...

Service Pack 3 for Windows NT

Before you attempt to connect to the Samba server, I should mention that Microsoft made the same decision regarding Windows NT and encrypted passwords that they did about Windows 95. You can refer back to the section Encrypted and Plain-Text Passwords, about the network redirector update for Windows 95 that restricts the client from transmitting the plain text of the user's password over the network if the SMB server does not support encrypted passwords. Service Pack 3 for Windows introduced...