A file server is a program that allows remote machines (usually on the local network) to access files stored on the local computer. Protocols for file servers include , (), , , , …

Use this tag for questions about file servers in general. For questions that are specific to a particular protocol, use the tag for that protocol. Do not use this tag merely because the computer in the question happens to be a file server, only if serving files is directly relevant to the question.

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