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 ===== Overview ===== ===== Overview =====
  
-The CIFS/SMB connector provides end-users with access to their data stored within the CIFS/SMB shares via the Enterprise File Fabric and its' multiple channels of access, including web, desktop, and mobile. ​+The CIFS/SMB connector provides end-users with access to their data stored within the CIFS/SMB shares via the Enterprise File Fabric and its' multiple channels of access, including web, desktop, and mobile. This can be CIFS shared that are on-premises,​ for example NAS, SAN or Windows Filers, and access is required out of the office or for for remote working and/or it can be for access to hosted SMB shares such as Azure Files or Amazon FSx.
  
 The connector binds Identity and Access Management from the Enterprise File Fabric (integrated via Active Directory / LDAP integration) with the permissions of the underlying file shares to provide users with secure access into the SMB storage, whilst ensuring that users only see and access data that they have permissions to from the underlying shares. ​ The connector binds Identity and Access Management from the Enterprise File Fabric (integrated via Active Directory / LDAP integration) with the permissions of the underlying file shares to provide users with secure access into the SMB storage, whilst ensuring that users only see and access data that they have permissions to from the underlying shares. ​