SMB Protocol

Publish Date: May 3, 2022

SMB Protocol

The server message block (SMB) protocol is a client–server communication protocol used by Windows since the beginning for sharing files, printers, named pipes, and other network resources. Apart from regular resource sharing, SMB is also useful for inter-process communication (IPC), such as in mailslots. In this detailed SMB protocol guide, I explained everything you need to know about it. To learn about SMB port number, read this article.



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