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Setting up CIFS

You can use System Manager to enable and configure CIFS servers to allow CIFS clients to access files on the cluster.

Before you begin


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the SVM, and then click Configuration > Protocols > CIFS .
  3. In the Configuration tab, click Setup.
  4. In the General tab of the CIFS Server Setup dialog box, specify the NetBIOS name and the Active Directory domain details.
  5. Click the Options tab and perform the following actions:
    • In the SMB settings area, select or clear the SMB signing and SMB encryption check box as required.
    • Specify the default UNIX user.
    • In the WINS Servers area, add the required IP address.
  6. Click Setup.