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Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 NFS Case Control
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
In Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 1.0, you can change the way that a case is presented to an NFS client after mounting a file system by using menu commands. When you use Windows Services for UNIX 2.0, you must modify the registry to do this.
Windows Services for UNIX 1.0 has the following commands in Advanced Server Options:
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To use these settings, locate the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NfsSvr\ParametersYou can use any of the following registry values:
The following example describes the effect of these settings and assumes that Windows 2000 is using an NFS server to share the Test.txt file:
Value name: NtfsCase Value type: REG_DWORD Value data: 0 - ignore 1 - lowercase 2 - uppercase (default=0) Value name: FatCase Value type: REG_DWORD Value data: 0 - ignore 1 - lowercase 2 - uppercase (default=0) Value name: CdfsCase Value type: REG_DWORD Value data: 0 - ignore 1 - lowercase 2 - uppercase (default=0) Value Name: CaseSensitive Value type: REG_DWORD Value data: 1 - enable case sensitivity. (Default) 0 - ignore case on mounts, directories and files