Customize Solstice NFS Client 3.1
Before restarting your system, lets check the
In the "Control-Panel", select the
|In addition for the "NFS Client", Solstice
"File and Printer Sharing" and
"NIS Naming Services" have been installed.
For a basic connection, I suggest to delete
Change the "Primary Network Logon"
"Solstice NFS Client"
|If you do require only connection FROM
the Windows PC to the UNIX server, I suggest
to delete the "Solstice File Sharing" and
also the "Solstice NIS Name Service"
Lets check now the "Properties"
of the "Solstice NFS Client":
There is no "golden rule" on how to configure the
"NFS-Client", it depends on the
system configuration and the software/application used on the
network, so I am
listing here the configuration values, as they work fine for me.
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|Most PC-software in a multi-system
environment requires the use of
build-in to Microsoft Clients/networking,
but need to be configured separately
with UNIX Clients.
When you work mostly with small
files, you get increase the performance
by reducing the size of the Data
|When new files are created on a UNIX
system, the UNIX-filesystem requires to
define the "Access
By default, the user itself can:
- Read, Write, Execute
All other users can only Read and Execute,
which can be changed here also to
include the Write-permission.
If you have an "Authentication"
define its IP-address.
|This setup depends on your application:
If only you work with the data files, you
can gain some performance using the
and "Data cache".
However, when MULTIPLE users
files, I suggest to DEACTIVATE ALL
( to avoid data inconsistencies/corruption's).
( for details: Network
|The default for "NFS Retransmissions"
is 5 retries, which may not be sufficient
for a busy server.
It is highly suggest to increase "Retries"
to 10 or even 20.
|I suggest to select "Lowercase"
as "Preferred Case" and
activate (put a check-mark on)
"Create file names in preferred case"
|I did not find any reason
to change anything on this page.
On changing any network configuration, you need to reboot your