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yugal 07-31-2009 11:19 AM

Does Windows have its NFS ?
Under linux we share folders and drives and use it as local data using the NFS !

And Windows does only the windows simple file sharing...


Is linux NFS and windows file sharing similar or same theoritically...

I want to ask that do both have the same purpose ?

if any difference then please state that !

Note :
I know that windows have plugins and other 3rd party stuff to use NFS data from linux... but that's not my question !

Please Help !!

ceduardo 07-31-2009 11:33 AM

Hi take a look to this link

GrapefruiTgirl 07-31-2009 11:36 AM

Moved: This thread is more suitable in 'non-*nix General' and has been moved accordingly.

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sundialsvcs 07-31-2009 10:31 PM

Like every major operating system, Windows certainly does have "installable file-system" support. It can handle a wide variety of both disk and network file-systems, although standard retail distributions of the product don't provide many.

Furthermore: non-Windows support for Windows network file-system protocols is also quite robust. Therefore, if you put your mind to it, you do have a lot of options.

gangettan 08-09-2009 05:29 PM


Originally Posted by ceduardo (Post 3626796)
Hi take a look to this link

Interesting article ...


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