2 Setting Up Identity Mapping Between Windows and Oracle Solaris Systems

To successfully share files between your Oracle Solaris and Windows systems, you must establish an equivalence relationship between an Oracle Solaris user or group and a Windows user or group which ensures that they have equivalent rights on the system. The SMB server uses identity mapping to establish this equivalence relationship.

This chapter describes the idmap identity mapping service that maps Windows identities to Oracle Solaris user identities (UIDs) and group identities (GIDs). The chapter also includes instructions on how to manage name-based mappings. This chapter covers the following topics: