O'Reilly logo

Inside Windows Storage: Server Storage Technologies for Windows® 2000, Windows® Server 2003, and Beyond by Dilip C. Naik

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

3.5. Multiprotocol Access Problems

Several vendors offer server solutions that provide simultaneous support for CIFS, NFS, and other NFS clients. These vendors have gone to a lot of effort to deal with some tough technical problems arising from the fact that the clients and the servers may be running different operating systems and different file systems. Note that the problems, if any, most likely occur with the file metadata and not the core data itself. An extremely simple test of where a problem lies is to copy a file from the server to the client and then back to the server (or vice versa). After the file is back at its original location, is the metadata still the same? Have the file access permissions changed? Do some groups that previously ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required