Subject: Re: Keith Bostic: MS Press Release - Common Internet File System (CIFS) (fwd)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Laine Stump <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/24/1996 16:28:06
On Mon, 24 Jun 1996 06:40:13 GMT, (Brett Lymn) wrote:

>According to Laine Stump:
>>1) NFS uses Sun RPC which makes it difficult to get through a firewall
>>in any kind of reasonable fashion without potentially allowing lots of
>>other (non-RPC) stuff.

>Uhhhh - IMHO no firewall administrator in their right mind should
>allow NFS through (or on) their firewall anyway.

Exactamundo. Same goes for any other RPC. That's what I was implying in
my mail. NFS is baaaaaaad; SMB is... uhh... Not So Baaaaad.