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Create VFiler for CIFS including AD integration[1]

This script creates a VFiler with one root and one data volume.

Sets the snapshot schedule to these volumes and a security style to NTFS.

Adds the VFiler to an AD Domain and creates a local Administrator User.

Creates a fileshare on the data volume.


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Based on this great script - I've udpated to the latest code and released:


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