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Installing Services for Network File System in Windows Server 2008
The installation of Windows Server 2008 UNIX Integration for Windows 2008 is as simple as adding specific server roles to a server using the Add Roles Wizard. The individual components can be installed as part of different roles added to the server. For instance, to add the Services for NFS role, simply add the File Services role to a server via the following process:
1. Open Server Manager (Click Start and the Control Panel and then Administrative Tools and then Server Manager).
2. Click on the Roles node in the tasks pane, and then click the Add Roles link.
3. On the Add Roles Wizard welcome page, click Next to continue.
4. From the list of roles to install, check the box for File Services, and click Next to continue.
5. On the Introduction to File Services page, click Next to continue.
6. On the Select Role Services page, keep the File Server box checked and check the box for Services for Network File System. Click Next to continue.
NOTE: If the File Services role has already been installed, you can add the Services for Network File System by right-clicking the File Services role and selecting Add Role Services.
7. On the Confirmation page, review the settings and click the Install button.
8. Click Close when the wizard completes.
Services for NFS streamlines the sharing of information between UNIX and Windows 2008, permitting users from both environments to effortlessly access the data from each separate environment, without the need for specialized client software. Using the Services for NFS and NFS Client allows for this level of functionality and provides for a more integrated environment.