Sometimes you need to completely wipe the “cifs setup” configuration. For example, I’m currently writing some documentation and need a clean cifs setup to start from scratch.

Steps

cylon> cifs terminate
cylon> priv set advanced
cylon*> mv /etc/cifsconfig_setup.cfg /etc/cifsconfig_setup.cfg.bak
cylon*> priv set
cylon> cifs restart
CIFS not configured. Use "cifs setup" to configure
cylon> cifs setup

I found the steps via a search on NetApp’s forums. Here’s the thread for more background: How to Remove CIFS from a Filer?

User aborzenkov‘s post has the answer I was looking for 🙂

Written by Phil Wiffen

Phil is an IT Professional working in Cambridge, England. He generally blogs about useful solutions that he comes across in his work/play.

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