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This chapter describes the identity mapping service that maps Windows security identifiers (SIDs) to Oracle Solaris user identifiers (UIDs) and group identifiers (GIDs). The chapter also includes instructions on how to manage name-based mappings.
This chapter covers the following topics:
The idmap service can run in the global zone or in non-global zones. However, if Oracle Solaris Trusted Extensions software is enabled, the idmap service must run in the global zone.
Note - Common Internet File System (CIFS) is an enhanced version of the SMB protocol, which allows SMB clients to access files and resources on SMB servers. The terms CIFS and SMB can be considered interchangeable.
Up-to-date troubleshooting information is available on the Oracle Solaris SMB Service wiki.