June 1, 2009

Samba Server vs. NFS Server

Article Source Bright Hub
June 1, 2009, 7:57 am

When sharing files, just like with anything on Linux, you have more then one option, and you should make your choice based on what you need. We'll take a look at both SAMBA Server and NFS Server in this article...

If you have some Windows boxes in the network, then it might be better to choose Samba/CIFS. Natively, Windows doesn't support NFS. You would have to get a third party client application to be able to access your NFS shares...

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