Issues while upgrading from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008

Recently, we were trying to upgrade WIndows 2003 to WIndows 2008. WHile trying to upgrade, we ran into couple of intresting issues. This blogs talks about the issue faces during the upgrade.   First issue:   So the first thing which we would need is to update the version on Windows 2003 to Windows 2003…

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Service logon credentails for 'Client for NFS' service

On Windows 2003, SFU 3.5: In SFU 3.5, the default logon type is ‘local system’. We can however change the service logon type to “domain admin” credentials. The service still works. On Windows 2003 R2: The ‘client for NFS’ service logon type is designed to run with the local system account. Changing the “client for…

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Symantec backup is unable to locate NFS drive

Recently we got a case where customer was trying to do a backup of a NFS share using Symantec. He was trying on Windows 2008 R2 and was running into issues. However, it worked in Windows 2003 SP2 + SFU 3.5 Gateway environment. In W2K3, we had a product called Gateway for NFS.  Gateway for…

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