Microsoft Windows Integration on the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

Ryan H. Pratt, September 2009


This implementation guide discusses using the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System in a Microsoft Windows environment. (Release 2009.Q2 was used in this scenario.)

The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System series allows for Common Internet File System (CIFS) authentication to a Microsoft Active Directory (AD) database or using local users on the Sun storage system in workgroup mode. There is no facility to store Microsoft Windows users in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). The AD service provides access to a Microsoft Active Directory database, which stores information about users, groups, shares, and other shared objects.

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  • 1 Overview
  • 2 Scope
  • 3 Prerequisites
    • 3.1 Operating System Prerequisites
    • 3.2 Storage System Prerequisites
  • 4 Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System Configuration Best Practices
    • 4.1 System Configuration
  • 5 Implementation Procedures
    • 5.1 System Configuration
    • 5.2 Services Configuration
    • 5.3 Share Configuration
    • 5.4 Share Management From Windows Server 2003 R2
    • 5.5 Publishing Shares to Active Directory
    • 5.6 Data Migration
    • 5.7 DFS Target
    • 5.8 Snapshot
    • 5.9 Analytics
  • 6 Quick Troubleshooting

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