Definitions for "Server Message Block"
Keywords:  smb, cifs, serial, ncb, redirector
See SMB.
A client/server protocol that provides file and printer sharing between computers. In addition SMB can share serial ports and communications abstractions such as named pipes and mail slots. SMB is similar to remote procedure call (RPC) specialised for file system access.
Protocol used by Windows machines (9x or NT ) for file and printer sharing across a network. See Also CIFS. SMTP