Commands for managing CIFS servers

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You need to know the commands for creating, displaying, modifying, stopping, starting, and deleting CIFS servers. There are also commands to reset and rediscover servers, change or reset machine account passwords, schedule changes for machine account passwords, and add or remove NetBIOS aliases.

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Create a CIFS server

vserver cifs create

Display information about a CIFS server

vserver cifs show

Modify a CIFS server

vserver cifs modify

Move a CIFS server to another domain

vserver cifs modify

Stop a CIFS server

vserver cifs stop

Start a CIFS server

vserver cifs start

Delete a CIFS server

vserver cifs delete

Reset and rediscover servers for the CIFS server

vserver cifs domain discovered-servers reset-servers

Change the CIFS server’s machine account password

vserver cifs domain password change

Reset the CIFS server’s machine account password

vserver cifs domain password change

Schedule automatic password changes for the CIFS server’s machine account

vserver cifs domain password schedule modify

Add NetBIOS aliases for the CIFS server

vserver cifs add-netbios-aliases

Remove NetBIOS aliases for the CIFS server

vserver cifs remove-netbios-aliases

See the man page for each command for more information.

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