Solaris CIFS Administration Guide
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Chapter 3

Solaris CIFS Service Administration (Tasks)

This chapter provides instructions on how to configure the Solaris CIFS service to run as a standalone server (workgroup mode) or in an existing Windows environment (domain mode). This chapter also describes how to manage CIFS shares to be accessed by CIFS clients.

Currently, the Solaris CIFS service runs only in the global zone.

This chapter covers the following topics:

For a high-level overview of the Solaris CIFS service configuration process, see Configuring the Solaris CIFS Service - Process Overview.

Note - CIFS is an enhanced version of the SMB protocol, which allows CIFS clients to access files and resources from the CIFS service. The terms SMB and CIFS can be considered interchangeable.

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