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How to create NFS Share ?

NFS (Network File System) protocol designed by sun microsystems. It is client/server application which allows remote users to store & access the files through network. I am posting this because NFS is also used in VMware vSphere Infra as a storage.

So for your LAB Environment you can use windows server to setup NFS & get hands on.

So After installing NFS Server now it is time to create NFS Share directory for using it as NFS directory.

Let’s check Step by Step how to create NFS Share in Windows Server.

Creating NFS Share:-

Step 1:
Logon to Windows Server.
Create Directory or choose the directory which you want to use as NFS Share.
Right click > Properties.



Step 2:
Choose the Tab “NFS Sharing” on top.
Click on “Manage NFS Sharing “.


Step 3:
Check the box “Share this folder”.
Click on Permissions.


Step 4:
Click on the Drop-down Type of Access & choose Read-Write.
Check the box Allow root access.
Click OK to save & close.



That’s it you have successfully created NFS Share.

Checkout Our Posts on NFS in Windows Server:-

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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