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Some earlier versions of UNIX run kernels that do not support versions of Network File System (NFS) that are later than version 2.0.
In Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5, you may use the Client for NFS service to connect to a NFS volume that was exported by an earlier version of UNIX. When you do this, you experience one of the following issues:
These issues occur because even though some earlier versions of the UNIX kernel do not support NFS 3.0, the mountd service (NFS mount daemon) on the server advertises NFS 3.0.
To resolve this issue, use the following initialization option for the mountd service:
--no-nfs-version 3After you restart the mountd service by using this initialization option, Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 correctly connects to the NFS 2.0 remote volume.