NFS Server and MS Windows

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Mon Jun 19 20:37:01 UTC 2006

DSA - JCR wrote:
> Hi all
> I am mounting a NFS server (FreeBSD 6.1 "amd64") for a MS Windows Network
> for a customer and I see that I can not see the NFS server from windows
> boxes.
> Must I install Samba for that? or anything in the MS Windows boxes?
> I thougth that Windows understand NFS but seems to be not.

I'm not sure if you *must* install Samba, but I am not aware
of an alternative OTTOMH.  Windows speaks SMB by default; anything
else would be an "add in".

We use Samba successfully at most of our locations.

Kevin Kinsey

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