Limitation with Active Directory Lookup feature in Microsoft Services for NFS

Limitation with Active Directory Lookup feature in Microsoft Services for NFS The Active Directory Lookup feature that was introduced with Windows Server 2003 R2. This feature greatly simplifies the UNIX identity information management but has its own set of limitation. I thoughy I’ll document them here – 1. If you are using Client for NFS in conjunction…

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Set up Services for Network File System in Windows Server 2008

Set up Services for Network File System in Windows Server 2008 The Microsoft Services for NFS continues to be the part of the operating system in Windows Server 2008 and seems we will see more improvements when Windows Server 2008 R2 is released. In Windows Server 2008, a major change from the Windows Server 2003…

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All (well, almost) about Client for NFS – Configuration and Performance

All (well, almost) about Client for NFS – Configuration and Performance I was looking at the referrals this blog gets and I noticed that a lot of times people look for information on Client for NFS in Services for UNIX, Windows Server 2003 R2 or in Windows Vista and come to this blog, but I…

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Configuring User Name Mapping – Part 3 (Advanced Mapping)

Configuring User Name Mapping – Part 3 (Advanced Mapping) Simply said – when you map users and groups manually with their UNIX counterparts, it’s called Advanced Mapping. From the last post on User Name Mapping, you may be aware that Simple Mapping automatically creates maps for all users and group who have the same names in…

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