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Samba's protocals (was 3 different OS)
I never got around to asking this question and I'm hoping I can get
a quick yes/no answer. On the Samba web site, in the
"Introduction to Samba" FAQ, they have a section that details their
Paraphasing slightly, they said that with Microsoft Windows 2000,
Microsoft hopes to gradually phase out NetBIOS, and
consequently, the Samba team hopes to do so as well (and rely
strictly upon TCP/IP). Obviously, Windows 2000 has been out for
years now and that part of the FAQ is outdated.
Question: can the latest version of Samba (version 2.2.1a)
packaged for OpenBSD 3.0, deliver full functionality using strictly
Reason: I'd really like to avoid installing NetBIOS on any of these
machines since I don't have the time to keep up with the security
holes in that protocal.