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Is Workgroup Mode Supported for CIFS/SMB in ONTAP?

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Applies to

ONTAP 9 

Answer

Yes, workgroup mode is supported.

  • How to create a new CIFS server configured for Workgroup mode?
    • Cluster::> vserver cifs create -vserver [vserver_name] -cifs-server [cifs_server_name] -workgroup [workgroup_name]
  • How to move a CIFS server from a domain to a workgroup?
    • Cluster::> vserver cifs modify -vserver [vserver_name] -cifs-server [cifs_server_name] -status-admin down -workgroup [workgroup_name]
  •  How to move a CIFS server from a workgroup to a domain?
    • Cluster::> vserver cifs modify -vserver [vserver_name] -cifs-server [cifs_server_name] -status-admin down -domain [domain_name]

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