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NFS Share on Windows 2003 R2 will not display contents to ESX

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OK, here's the gist. We had a working shared NFS volume that worked for esx. Unfortunately, the volume became unusable and all the VMs that we hosted on it became inaccessible. At first, it was puzzling because the admin that set it up in the first place is no longer with the company.

Not being very savvy with NFS, I noticed that the "Server for NFS" Service had stopped and would not start because legato client had highjacked the network port it once worked with. I decided to follow the first step outlined in Microsoft's Article ID: 313621 and was able to successfully get the "Server for NFS" service back up again after reinstalling & rebooting.

The above step allowed me to follow the steps outlined in this vmware presentation on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9JVwXw102E 

Everything worked out great except I still can not browse the contents of the NFS share on ESX, nor can I load up my VMs. So, the question is, what am i missing here?

Any suggestions, will be fantabulously appreciated.

Prince
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