Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Quick Notes on Enabling Samba in OpenSolaris

I've been experimenting with OpenSolaris again. I figured out how to enable my broken samba package: I discovered that, after installing the package with

pfexec pkg install SUNWsmbs SUNWsmba

I had to execute:

svccfg import /var/svc/manifest/network/samba.xml

I then copied /etc/sfw/smb.conf-example and modified appropriate values, and created a configuration file that was saved to:


Finally, I could enable the SAMBA server:

svcadm enable samba


monade said...

Thanks a lot, helped me to run my remote printer for which a had given up hope already.

yudhadewa said...

Thnks alot brother... its very help me