What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• SMB and CIFS
You have probably learned by now that the TCP/IP protocol suite is an extremely versatile system for network communication. If you are willing to write a server application, write a client application, and string some network cable, you can create tools for a vast range of purposes. Most people, however, prefer to rely on tools that are already written.
At an earlier and more experimental age, a wider range of more primitive services played an important role on the Internet. The first edition of this book even included descriptions of some of these services, such as Archie, Veronica, and Gopher, all of which have disappeared and been replaced by ...