Important Tips on NFS (Part 4)

What registry keys can be modified, if the number of Unix clients are more?   We can make the following registry changes:   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Rpcxdr\Parameters ·         Right-click DefaultConcurrentConnections, and then click Modifyè  default value would be 256, you could make it to 1024. ·         And DefaultNumberOfWorkerThreadsè default value is 16, make this to 64. However for…

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Important Tips on NFS (Part 3)

Why we are unable to do a persistent mount across logons? Even using the command below to mount NFS share does not work: Ø  net use W: \\Server\Sharename /persistent:yes This behavior is by design and due to security enhancement in Windows. NFS mounted drive letters are session specific. There is specific guidance that this is…

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Important Tips on NFS (Part 2)

Why I am unable to change ownership from Windows clients?   This is due to the default Unix style behavior. In Unix side only root can delete files which he is not the owner.  Hence from Windows clients even if the user has full permission (i.e. if the file has the permission 777 from Unix),…

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Important Tips on NFS (Part 1)

How can we map users in Windows 2008? In windows 2008\2008 R2, we have the following options: 1.    Fetching maps from a windows 2003\2003 R2 mapping server 2.    Using Adlookup for mapping domain accounts 3.    Using ADLDS for local accounts Why the mapping information is not getting saved through GUI: The issue is more common…

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