Configuring the SMB Server – Process Overview

This section describes the high-level process for configuring the SMB server. You might use the following services in your environment:

The procedures required to configure a SMB server are as follows:

  1. Disable the Samba service, if necessary.

    See Disabling the Samba Service.

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

  3. Determine your identity mapping strategy.

    See Creating Your Identity Mapping Strategy.

  4. Create one or more SMB shares.

    See How to Create an SMB Share (zfs).

  5. Configure the Oracle Solaris system and the SMB Server as a client of the services that are used in your environment.