- SMB is the standard for Windows
- NFS is perfect for UNIX
Both are good for file sharing purpose.
It is a simple step. Just go to Server Manager | Add Roles & Features
NFS Server roles are located under "File and Storage Services"
If you fail to install the role, do refer to this post.
Once role installed, proceed to create an NFS share.
1. Create a new directory called "NFSRepo". Right click | Properties. Select Manage NFS Sharing
Tick share this folder. Leave the setting default. Click on permission to set security right
Add a new permission. Enter
- Unix Server IP
- Read-Write permission
- Allow root access
Below is how it look like:-
The NFS share path will be "Servername:/NFSShare format
We're all done on the NFS Server side configuration.