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Comment: Noted how to set the CIFS description field


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$ zfs set sharesmb=name=myshare yourpool/shares/bob

You can set some text description (Windows Explorer shows this text) for the share using this:

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$ zfs set "sharesmb=name=myshare,description=My ZFS share" yourpool/shares/bob

To just turn on cifs sharing for a zfs file system without specifying a share name execute a command like the following.  Note that the auto-generated names created using this method are usually not user-friendly.