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You experience a delay before the list of new files is returned when you run the DIR command or the LS command after you upgrade to Windows Services for UNIX 3.0 or to Windows Services for UNIX 3.5
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
After you upgrade Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 either to Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.0 or to Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5, you experience a delay before the list of new files or of new folders is returned when you run the DIR command or the LS command.
For example, this problem occurs when you follow these steps:
This problem occurs because Client for NFS caches the folder contents of the NFS share for a default time of 30 seconds.
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To work around this problem, create a registry entry that controls the default time before the cache is invalidated. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about Windows Services for UNIX 3.5, visit the following Microsoft Web site: