Server Message Block shares, also known as Common Internet File System (CIFS) shares, are accessible by Windows, macOS, Linux, and BSD computers. Access is slower than an NFS share due to the single-threaded design of Samba. SMB provides more configuration options than NFS and is a good choice on a network for Windows …

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SMB Overview SMB (also known as CIFS) is the native file sharing system in Windows. Computers on a local network that offer SMB shares to other devices will appear by default in the Navigation Pane of Windows File Explorer. SMB shares can be connected to any major operating systems including Windows, MacOS, and Linux. …

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When using services on TrueNAS, especially services that allow outside connections, there are some best practices to follow to ensure your system is safe and secure. The main services that will be discussed in this article are SSH, SMB, NFS, and iSCSI. SSH Using Secure Shell (SSH) to connect to your TrueNAS can be very …

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Do not use SBM1 SMB1, also known as SMBv1, is an early version of the Windows SMB file-sharing protocol. Microsoft has deprecated the SMB1 protocol for security reasons and strongly recommends removing SMB1. SMB1 is disabled by default in FreeNAS and TrueNAS. Current SMB networking clients use later versions of the SMB …

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