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1.  Windows Interoperability (Overview)

The SMB Server

SMB Server

SMB Client

Identity Mapping Service

Managing SMB Configuration Properties

Configuring the SMB Server - Process Overview

Utilities and Files Associated With the SMB Server and Client

SMB Utilities

mount_smbfs Command

sharectl Command

share Command

smbadm Command

smbstat Command

umount_smbfs Command

unshare Command

zfs Command

SMB Service Daemon

SMB Files

/etc/auto_direct File

/etc/dfs/sharetab File

/etc/smbautohome File

Authentication, Directory, Naming, and Time Services

SMB Shares

Share Properties

Access Control to Shares

Host-Based Access Control to Shares

Access Control Lists on Shares

Autohome Shares

Autohome Entries

Autohome Map Entry Format

Autohome Map Key Substitution

Wildcard Rule

nsswitch Map

Local SMB Groups

Client-Side Caching for Offline Files

Share Execution Properties

Support for the Distributed File System

Support for SMB Printing

2.  Identity Mapping Administration (Tasks)

3.  SMB Server Administration (Tasks)

4.  SMB Client Administration (Tasks)

A.  SMB DTrace Provider



Configuring the SMB Server – Process Overview

This section describes the high-level process for configuring the SMB server.

  1. Determine your identity mapping strategy.

    See Creating Your Identity Mapping Strategy.

  2. Disable the Samba service.

    See Disabling the Samba Service.

  3. Determine whether you want the SMB server to join an existing Windows domain or a Windows workgroup.

  4. Define one or more SMB shares.

    See Managing SMB Shares (Task Map).

  5. Configure the Oracle Solaris system as a client of the following services that you might use in your environment.

  6. Configure the SMB server as a client to the various services that are used in your environment.