A Common Internet File System (CIFS/1.0) Protocol Preliminary Draft

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This document describes the CIFS file sharing protocol, version 1.0. Client systems use this protocol to request file access services from server systems over a network. It is based on the Server Message Block protocol widely in use by personal computers and workstations running a wide variety of operating systems.


Paul Leach (paulle@microsoft.com)
Dilip Naik (v-dilipn@microsoft.com)

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