Manage Shares

Topics


Create SMB Shares

Follow the steps below to create a SMB Share.

 

More information: See the Panzura Documentation - SMB Settings.

 

1. From the Panzura management console, navigate to the location of the file gateway and create a folder for the share.

 

 

2. Add a name. This will be the 'share name'.

 

 

3. Navigate to Home > Configuration. Then select SMB Settings from the side menu. 

 

4. Select SMB Shares > Add.

 

 

5. Add the Share Name (the name of the folder you created earlier) and the Share Target Path. Click Add.

 

 

6. The share name will appear in the SMB Shares window. Click Save to create the share.

 

 

7. The new share will appear in the file gateway. This is accessible by all Domain Admin Users. Your Windows Administrators can control the share in the same way as any other share in your environment.

 

 

8. To view the permissions that apply to the share, click the share and select Properties > Security.

 

Note: The standard Windows controls apply. There is no additional configuration on the file gateway to control permissions.

 

 


Create NFS Shares

Follow the steps below to create a NFS share.

 

More information: See the Panzura Documentation - NFS Settings.

 

1. From the Panzura management console, navigate to the location of the file gateway and create a folder for the share.

 

 

2. Add a name. This will be the 'share name'.

 

 

3. Navigate to Home > Configuration. Then select NFS Settings from the side menu. 

 

4. Select NFS Exports > Add

 

 

5. In the Add Export screen, complete the fields as described in the table below, then click Add:

 

Field What to Enter
Exports

Add the name of the share (the name of the folder you created earlier).

Tip: Add a forward slash before the name.

Host/Network

Add the IP address of the server that will access the share.

Examples: To view some examples of NFS configurations, see the Panzura Documentation - NFS Settings.

 

 

 

6. The share name will appear in the NFS Exports window. Click Save to create the share.

 

 

7. To verify that the NFS share has been set up properly, and is accessible, run this command in the Linux host (include the IP address of the filer):  showmount -e xxx.xxx.x.xx.

 

Example:

 

8. To mount the volume, create a folder to mount the NFS export to. Run this command: mount -t nfs xxx.xxx.x.xx

 

Example:

 

9. To confirm the mount, run this command:  df -h

 

Example:

 


Maintain Shares

For information about maintaining shares, see the Panzura Documentation - Maintenance.


 

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