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Removing SMB server names

SMB (CIFS) server names can be removed from the server’s configuration in the NAS Manager.

When ADS SMB names are removed, the corresponding computer account in the Active Directory is also removed. Computer accounts in NT 4 Domains must be deleted manually through Server Manager.

CautionSMB Name Deletion Alert! At least one SMB name must be configured on the server to support connections from Windows clients. As a result, if the last configured SMB name is removed, Windows clients are no longer able to access the server over SMB.
Note DNS entries do not de-register automatically after removing a SMB server name, so the admin should delete the SMB server name entry from DNS manually.


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