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NFS 2016 Windows Storage File Server

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NFS server solution using NFS / SMB protocols. Fast deployment with secure access.
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NFS 2016 Windows Storage File Server

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NFS server solution using NFS / SMB protocols. Fast deployment with secure access.

NFS 2016 Windows Storage File Server

Network File System (NFS) 2016 Server provides a file sharing solution for enterprises that have heterogeneous environments that include both Windows and non-Windows computers.

Using this NFS server, you can transfer files between computers running Windows and other non-Windows operating systems, such as Linux or UNIX.

NFS in Windows Server includes Server for NFS and Client for NFS. In addition to this server running as an NFS file server, it has has Client for NFS which allows it to access files stored on a non-Windows NFS server.

Features:

  • Provides multi-protocol access to the same file share over both SMB and NFS protocols from multi-platform clients
  • Provides non-Windows client computers access to NFS file shares
  • Migrate applications from one operating system to another by storing the data on file shares accessible through both SMB and NFS protocols
  • Supports the RPCSEC_GSS protocol, providing stronger security and allowing clients and servers to negotiate security
  • Supports UNIX, Linux and Windows file semantics
  • Takes advantage of clustered file server deployments
  • Navigating firewalls is easier, improving accessibility
  • Supports WAN-friendly compound procedures
  • NFS module for Windows PowerShell
  • UI console management of SMB and NFS shares, quotas, file screens and classification, in addition to managing clustered file servers
  • Identity mapping (Mapping File, Active Directory, User Name Mapping, AD LS)
  • Unmapped UNIX User Access (UUUA)
  • Resume Key Manager
  • Kerberos version 5 protocol
  • Please read the quick configuration steps that you will need to perform after the install for it to work: How to setup NFS Server in Azure

    NFS Server is deployed as a workgroup VM. You will be able to add to your domain manually if this is a requirement.

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