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Re: Operational impact of filtering SMB/NETBIOS traffic?

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Sun Nov 19 11:21:55 2000

On Sat, 18 Nov 2000 20:19:12 PST, Roeland Meyer <[email protected]>  said:
> shares on the internet? We use SMB/Samba INSTEAD of NFS because we believe
> SMB to be more secure. smb.conf certainly gives more security options than
> exports does.

Don't confuse "more options" with "more security".

A protocol can have dozens of options, but yet be fundementally insecure.
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Operating Systems Analyst
				Virginia Tech

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