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Start and Stop Server for NFS

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Starting Server for NFS

To start Server for NFS from the Windows interface
  1. Open Services for Network File System: click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services for Network File System (NFS).

  2. If necessary, connect to the computer you want to manage.

  3. Right-click Server for NFS, and then click Start service.

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To start Server for NFS from the command prompt
  1. Open a command prompt with elevated privileges.

    1. Click Start, and then click All Programs.

    2. Point to Accessories, right-click the Command Prompt icon, and then click Run as administrator.

  2. At the command prompt, type:

    nfsadmin server [ComputerName] start

     

    Argument Description

    ComputerName

    The name of the computer on which you want to start Server for NFS.

    noteNote
    To view the complete syntax for this command, at a command prompt, type: nfsadmin server /?

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Stopping Server for NFS

To stop Server for NFS from the Windows interface
  1. Open Services for Network File System: click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services for Network File System (NFS).

  2. If necessary, connect to the computer you want to manage.

  3. Right-click Server for NFS, and then click Stop service.

noteNote
Before attempting to stop Server for NFS running on a node in a server cluster, either move all groups containing NFS shared resources to another node or take all NFS shared resources offline.

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To stop Server for NFS from the command line
  1. Open a command prompt with elevated privileges.

    1. Click Start, and then click All Programs.

    2. Point to Accessories, right-click the Command Prompt icon, and then select Run as administrator.

  2. At the command prompt, type:

    nfsadmin server [ComputerName] stop

     

    Argument Description

    ComputerName

    The name of the computer on which you want to stop Server for NFS.

    noteNote
    Before attempting to stop Server for NFS running on a node in a server cluster, either move all groups containing NFS shared resources to another node or take all NFS shared resources offline.

    To view the complete syntax for this command, at a command prompt, type: nfsadmin server /?

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