SMB is an acronym for Server Message Block, which can also be known as a Common Internet File System.
SMB can also be used to mean System Management Bus or a SMB connector for radio-frequency circuits, but the focus of this article will be on Server Message Block.
Want to know when Server Message Block was first used? See next page.
Server Message Block
Standard Definition Exists?
Server Messsage Block operates as an application-layer network protocol mainly used for providing shared access to files, printers, and serial ports and miscellaneous communications between nodes on a network.
Year first used/coined:
Barry Feigenbaum (IBM)