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How to install Client for NFS on Windows for a UNIX-to-Windows migration
Article ID: 324055 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q324055
You may find it easier to migrate files from an existing UNIX server to a Windows-based server if you use NFS instead of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) to move the files. Additionally, if you use Client for NFS, ongoing access to the UNIX host is available. This functionality makes it easier to stage the migration over time.
Note You cannot install Client for NFS and Gateway for NFS on the same computer; however, Gateway for NFS enables the computer to act as an NFS client while it provides access to NFS resources for downstream Windows-based clients.
Installing Client for NFS from the command lineWindows Services for UNIX version 3.0 uses Microsoft Installer for installation. As a result, you can install individual modules of the product from the command line. If previous components of Windows Services for UNIX have been installed, you must include these components in the addlocal parameter of the installation command line, separated by a comma (,). If you do not do so, these products are removed during the installation of Client for NFS.
To install Client for NFS from the command line:
For more information about preparing to migrate data in a UNIX-to-Windows migration, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324538/ )How to migrate Web site data in a UNIX-to-Windows migration
Article ID: 324055 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 3.1