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Re: Best Linux Fileshare



Wasn't the initial post only interested in sharing files among Linux
machines?  Another post commented about the security in NFS.  What other
options are available for networked file sharing in Linux?  I was only
aware of NFS.




Mike Burger wrote:
> 
> The thing, as I see it, is that implementing Samba ensures that your
> Windows clients, generally, can connect with no extra software.  NFS
> requires an NFS client for Windows, and I've not seen many good, free
> implementations.
> 
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Dave Ihnat wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 11:50:13AM -0400, VeKTeReX wrote:
> > > My question is this: what is the best way for me to
> > > share files between the Linux boxes (i am not concerned
> > > with file shares for the Solaris box)?
> >
> > NFS.  It's native to Unix/Linux.
> >
> > > I read in Linux Journal that NFS, overall, was slower than
> > > Samba so i'm not so sure about that option either....
> >
> > This is a Very Religious Issue.  It depends so much on tuning, version,
> > network topology...  In general, the proponents fight back and forth on
> > NFS vx. SMB (Samba) for heterogeneous environments.  In this case, stay
> > with NFS.
> >
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