Adding NFS resource as a Network location for persistent access

Lot of times, we get request where customer are looking for having a persistent NFS mapping. Well NFS share on Windows clients are not available to all user’s session. One of the recommended option would be to add the NFS resource as a Network location. The steps below describes the same.   1. Right click…

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Unable to do PCNFS on windows 2008 R2”

Recently we got a case where customer was trying to set up Server for PCNFS on Windows 2008 R2. They were moving from Windows 2003, SFU 3.5 to Windows 2008 R2. Server for PCNFS is no more in Windows 2008. Starting Windows 2003 R2, it was removed. The TechNet article below talks about the same…

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"net use" command against NFS shares is not supported under wow64

Recently we have a problem with “net use” command on Windows server 2008: We launched a command prompt from c:\windows\system32\, executed a net use command to NFS share (Unix NFS Share), after a few seconds it resulted in a mapped drive on Windows. On the contrary, when a command prompt was launched from c:\windows\syswow64\ folder,…

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Installing SUA components on Windows 8

Recently, after the build conference we installed Windows 8 Developer preview edition here. I was checking different components related NFS, IDMU and SUA. While trying to install SUA components I noticed that it is marked as [DEPRECATED].                           Looks like we are planning…

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