Tool and Usage
Makes Windows interoperability possible for systems running Linux or other flavors of Linux by sharing file and print services.
Since 1992, Samba provides file and print services based on the server message block (SMB) protocol. This protocol was released by Microsoft as part of the open specifications.
Samba helps with interoperability between systems running Microsoft Windows and those running one of the flavor of Unix like Linux. The toolkit allows systems to become part of the Active Directory environment and join a domain controller or domain member.
Usage and audience
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Samba is known to work on Linux.
|Latest release||tevent-0.9.36 [2018-02-23]|
|Last updated||Feb. 25, 2018|
|Samba GitHub project|
Samba training guides
This tool is also part of the Linux Security Expert training program.