This article will show you, the Network File System (NFS) role service and features that are included with the File and Storage Services server role in Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Network File System (NFS) provides a file sharing solution for enterprises that have heterogeneous environments that consist of both Windows and non-Windows computers. Create NFS Share Windows Server 2016
Using the NFS protocol, you can transfer files between computers running Windows and other non-Windows operating systems, such as Linux or UNIX.
Install Network File System (NFS) Widows Server 2016
Network File System (NFS) provides a file sharing solution that enables you to transfer files between computers running Windows Server 2012 and UNIX operating systems using the NFS protocol. To install Network file system (NFS) in Server 2016 follow.
Step 1: In Server Manager, click Manage, and then click Add Roles and Features. The Add Roles and Features wizard opens. Click Next.
Step 2: In Select Installation Type, ensure that Role-based or feature-based installation is selected, and then click Next.
Step 3: In Select destination server, ensure that the correct server is selected, and then click Next.
Step 4: From Select Server rue page, under Server Roles, select File and Storage Services if it has not already been installed.
Step 5: Under File and iSCSI Services, select File Server and Server for NFS. Click Add Features to include selected NFS features.
Step 6: On the Select Feature page, leave the default selection, and then click next.
Step 7: On Confirmation page, Click Install to install the NFS components on the server.
Step 8: when the installation Process is finish, click close button.
Create NFS Share Windows Server 2016
Create an NFS file share. You can create an NFS file share using either Server Manager or Windows PowerShell NFS cmdlets. To create an NFS file share by using Server Manager. Log on to the server as a member of the local Administrators group.
Step 1: On Server Manager Dashboard, On the left, click File and Storage Services, and then click Shares.
Step 2: Click to create a file share, start the New Share Wizard.
Step 3: On the Select Profile page, select either NFS Share – Quick or NFS Share – Advanced, and click Next.
Step 4: On the Share Location page, select a server and a volume, and click Next.
Step 5: On the Share Name page, specify a name for the new share, and click Next.
Step 6: On the Authentication page, specify the authentication method you want to use for this share.
Step 7: On the Share Permissions page, click Add, and then specify the host, client group or net group you want to grant permission to the share.
Step 8: In Permissions, configure the type of access control you want the users to have, and click OK.
Step 9: On the Specify folder management properties page, select the folder usage value for this folder. And then click next.
Step 10: On the Apply a quota to a folder or volume page, select either quota template or do not quota. I have selected, do not apply a quota. Click Next.
Step 11: On the Confirmation page, review your configuration, and click Create to create the NFS file share.
Step 12: When the creating Process has finished, click close button.
That’s all. Now the Network file system (NFS) has been created successfully. The file you’ve Share by Network File System (NFS), Is now available in anywhere you have given permission to that file or volume. if you have any question you can ask me.