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Old 30-04-2009
Stingray
 
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mapping a Linux NFS share on windows 2008

I am trying out Windows 2008 these days, i cant figure out how to map a
Linux NFS share on my Windows 2008 desktop.. can you tell me how ?


regards
Faisal

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Old 01-05-2009
Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS]
 
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Re: mapping a Linux NFS share on windows 2008

Hello Stingray,

What error message do you get when you try to create the mapping? WHat way
do you use \\servername\share or another one?

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> I am trying out Windows 2008 these days, i cant figure out how to map
> a Linux NFS share on my Windows 2008 desktop.. can you tell me how ?
>
> regards
> Faisal



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Old 01-05-2009
Stingray
 
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Re: mapping a Linux NFS share on windows 2008

Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] wrote:
> Hello Stingray,
>
> What error message do you get when you try to create the mapping? WHat
> way do you use \\servername\share or another one?
>
> Best regards
>
> Meinolf Weber
> Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
> confers no rights.
> ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups
> ** HELP us help YOU!!! http://www.blakjak.demon.co.uk/mul_crss.htm
>
>> I am trying out Windows 2008 these days, i cant figure out how to map
>> a Linux NFS share on my Windows 2008 desktop.. can you tell me how ?
>>
>> regards
>> Faisal

>
>


I just want to know the process of mapping a remote NFS on Windows 2008

like the NFS server is on 172.16.1.53 and the mount that i have shared
on the Linux server is /mnt/nfsnonraid/nfs/vmfiles/ .

when i try to access the server as \\172.16.1.53\vmfiles or
\\172.16.1.53\mnt\nfsnonraid\nfs\vmfiles\ i am unsucessfull.


thanks
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Old 02-05-2009
Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS]
 
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Re: mapping a Linux NFS share on windows 2008

Hello Stingray,

Did you isntall the "Client for NFS"? See here about using NFS:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../cc753302.aspx

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Meinolf Weber
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> Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] wrote:
>
>> Hello Stingray,
>>
>> What error message do you get when you try to create the mapping?
>> WHat way do you use \\servername\share or another one?
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Meinolf Weber
>> Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
>> confers no rights.
>> ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups
>> ** HELP us help YOU!!! http://www.blakjak.demon.co.uk/mul_crss.htm
>>> I am trying out Windows 2008 these days, i cant figure out how to
>>> map a Linux NFS share on my Windows 2008 desktop.. can you tell me
>>> how ?
>>>
>>> regards
>>> Faisal

> I just want to know the process of mapping a remote NFS on Windows
> 2008
>
> like the NFS server is on 172.16.1.53 and the mount that i have shared
> on the Linux server is /mnt/nfsnonraid/nfs/vmfiles/ .
>
> when i try to access the server as \\172.16.1.53\vmfiles or
> \\172.16.1.53\mnt\nfsnonraid\nfs\vmfiles\ i am unsucessfull.
>
> thanks
>



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