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  • Blog Post: Updating SFU 3.5 - Gateway for NFS to the latest possible drivers

    Services for UNIX 3.5 is on maintenance mode now and there will be no other update to this (read expect few scenarios). Additionally Gateway for NFS has been removed in Windows 2003 R2 and onwards. I know still a considerable amount of systems uses Gateway for NFS from Services for UNIX 3.5. The best...
  • Blog Post: Symantec backup is unable to locate NFS drive

    Recently we got a case where customer was trying to do a backup of a NFS share using Symantec. He was trying on Windows 2008 R2 and was running into issues. However, it worked in Windows 2003 SP2 + SFU 3.5 Gateway environment. In W2K3, we had a product called Gateway for NFS. Gateway for NFS used...
  • Blog Post: Gateway for NFS

    Gateway for NFS “I wish I had to configure only one machine as NFS share” Many of us who are new to “Services for Unix” asks this question. Gateway for NFS comes as a rescue to them. It is a part of Services for Unix 3.5. However, Gateway for NFS was not recommended for high performance and high...
  • Blog Post: Unable to see all the files using gateway for NFS

    I was once working on a scenario where we were unable to see all the files on NFS share using gateway for NFS. We were using Windows 2003 with Services for Unix 3.5 as client and NFS share was created on Solaris box. From the network trace we can conclude that this issue is either because of Solaris...