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Classic Services

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Common Internet File System (CIFS): An open standard version of the SMB file service protocol originally popularized by Microsoft and now used with all common operating systems.

Directory service: A type of information service used on many networks that organize and manages user and resource information in a hierarchical, tree-like structure.

Distinguished name (DN): A name that uniquely identifies an object in a LDAP database. The distinguished name consists of a relative distinguished name followed by a concatenation of identifiers describing the hierarchy of containers in which the object resides.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP): A client/server utility and protocol used to transfer files between two computers. In addition to transferring files, the FTP utility can create and remove directories and display the contents of directories.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): A protocol designed to allow easy access to a directory service over TCP/IP.

LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF): A human-readable format used to display LDAP data.

Network File System (NFS): NFA allows the user on an NFS client computer to access files located on a remote NFS server computer transparently.

Relative distinguished name (RDN): An attribute included with the LDAP object definition that uniquely identifies an LDAP object with its container. The canonical name is often used as an RDN, although another attribute with a unique value could also be used.

Server Message Block (SMB): SMB is an Application layer protocol that enables Windows clients to access network resources such as files and printers.

Trivial File transfer Protocol (TFTP): A UDP-based client/server utility and protocol used for simple file transfer operations.
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