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How to share a datastore folder to windows machines

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Hi
Is it possible to make a folder stored in the ESXi datastore accessible from windows machines, so that they can map the drive?
I understand both systems have different file systems, Windows uses NTFS and ESXi uses VMFS but can this somehow be done?

Thanx!!
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To copy files to and from VMFS one can use winscp, may have to open firewall ports.
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what is winscp?
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An application used to provide secure ftp.

See more info here:

http://winscp.net/eng/index.php
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I will give it a try thanx
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