This section contains the procedures you need to install and configure Samba.
Determine how many Samba instances will be used.
Refer to Restriction for multiple Samba instances that require winbind for more information.
Determine which Solaris zone to use.
Refer to Determine which Solaris Zone Samba will run use for more information.
If a zone will be used, create the non-global zone or failover zone.
Refer to System Administration Guide: Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Solaris Zones for complete information about installing and configuring a Solaris Container.
Refer to Sun Cluster Data Service for Solaris Containers Guide for complete information about creating a failover zone.
Create a cluster file system or highly available local file system for the Samba files.
Refer to Restriction for the Location of Samba files for more information.
Refer to Sun Cluster Data Services Planning and Administration Guide for Solaris OS for more information about creating a cluster file system or highly available local file system.
You may also want to consider allocating additional space if you install Samba from http://www.samba.org.
Install Samba onto a cluster file system or highly available local file system.
Sun provides support for Samba that is packaged with Solaris 9 or 10, but does not offer support for Samba that has been downloaded and compiled from http://www.samba.org.
Check Samba is installed on Solaris 9 or 10.
Refer to How to Check Samba is installed with Solaris 9 or 10 for more information.
Download and compile Samba from http://www.samba.org.
Refer to How to Install and Configure Samba downloaded from http://www.samba.org for more information.