Samba alternatives

Looking for a better tool, or simply want to learn about alternatives? There is typically more than one option.

Alternatives (by tag)

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Alternative: Dionaea

Dionaea is a honeypot that can emulate a range of services like FTP, HTTP, MySQL, and SMB. It can be used to see and learn how attackers work.

Project details

Dionaea is written in C.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - Full name of author is unknown

Typical usage

  • learning
  • threat discovery

Dionaea project page

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Alternative: keimpx

The keimpx security tool can be used to check for valid credentials across a network. It uses the SMB protocol, typically used on Microsoft Windows and others.

Project details

keimpx is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • penetration test
  • security assessment

keimpx project page

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Alternative: Samba-VirusFilter

On-access antivirus filter for Samba to detect malware threats and prevent them from investing file shares.

Project details

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Samba-VirusFilter project page

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Alternative: nfsshell

The nfsshell utility provides user level access to an NFS server over UDP or TCP. It can be useful for pentesters during a security assessment.

Project details

nfsshell is written in C.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • application security
  • storage security testing

nfsshell project page