6. Managing Solaris CIFS Server and Client

OpenSolaris has a built-in native CIFS client and server. The client is installed by default, and the server packages can be installed after interactive installation. OpenSolaris can manage CIFS by the command line or a GUI via the GNOME file manager. There is no anonymous user in the built-in server. If an anonymous user is required, then SAMBA would be the better option to configure.

The CIFS client and server are not available in Solaris 10.

6.1 Installing the CIFS Server Packages

OpenSolaris uses Image Packaging System (IPS). This is the next generation of package management for Solaris. You need two packages in order to install the SMB server: SUNWsmbs and SUNWsmbskr. The latter is a kernel package ...

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