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Network Neighborhood, Visionfs, Samba Authentication and all that

Unix and Linux machines have been able to provide Network Neighborhood style file and print services for some time now, but I constantly see confusion and problems due to misunderstanding of how these things work.



Title Last Comment
Overview of Visionfs On SCO Unix   2014/05/20 Mark
- If you find yourelf in the unfortunate position of having to use Visionfs on older SCO, here are some things to know. -

WinPopup   2010/02/11 anonymous
- This is a perl script that sends out a SMB Message to all users via "WinPopUp", using SAMBA. -

Network Neighborhood, Visionfs, Samba Authentication and all that  
- Unix and Linux machines have been able to provide Network Neighborhood style file and print services for some time now, but I constantly see confusion and problems due to misunderstanding of how these things work. -

Visionfs Printing to LaserJet- J.P. Radley   2011/01/05 BigDumbDinosaur
- This is a diff format file, suitable for use with patch. -

Visionfs Printing  
- This is an old article about SCO Visionfs printing and is only left here for historical purposes. -

visionfs wins name resolution  
- There are at least 3 possible smb servers, VisionFS, FacetWin, and Samba. All behave very similarly with Windows clients. -

Windows XP network neighborhood firewall browsing  
- I have seen that when you change the name of an account. It sends the old name and the new password if I remember right. -

 
 
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