I was just tinkering; did some reading talking about Microsoft client for Networks creates needless traffic. In the old days I would always install both the Netware client and the Microsoft client on each workstation; that way we could access the OES server AND also use samba to access other servers.

Anyway, just tinkering on my WIN10 machine, I removed the Microsoft Client and File Sharing for Windows networks, restarted my machine and I COULD STILL ACCESS OUR SAMBA NAS. So did the later OES Client add this functionality, or did they tweak something in WIN10 that added this ability?

I tried the same thing on a WIN7 machine and it would not work, it had to have both clients installed to access both the OES Server and the NAS through Samba.