Cannot see folder created on sharefolder

Posted on 2015-02-02
Last Modified: 2015-02-05
I created a folder on a netapp sharedrive can see on Linux box but unable to see via windows. Both Linux user and windows user are mapped with same uid.

Share was created through NetApp filers on NFS mount.

Please assist.
Question by:Techie solution
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ID: 40584541
Did you create a Windows (CIFS) Share or NFS Mount ?

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by:Techie solution
ID: 40584582
it is NFS.
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This is the issue, Linux supports NFS, Windows does not out of the box!

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by:Techie solution
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Folder created is visible on Linux but not in windows.

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by:Techie solution
ID: 40584676
Is there any way we can create a mount for both the user. We have both Linux and windows user who would be accessing same share.
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ID: 40584703
If you have created a NFS mount, and you require access from Linux and Windows, you will need to use an application for Windows, which can mount NFS.

NFS is to Unix/LInux, as Windows Shares (CIFS) are to Windows.

You will need to install and use an NFS Client for Windows, OR create a Windows Share on your NetApp Filer.

Exceed is one NFS Client for Windows.
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robocat earned 250 total points
ID: 40585633
Simply create a Windows share on the same mount point.

In system manager-> filer->storage->shares.

There are a few things you need to take into account as far as access rights go, because the Windows user needs to be mapped to the unix user. Read the manual on this topic:

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by:Techie solution
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I did the mapping of Linux and windows user , and this share is created through Netapp filer. How can I create windows share.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 250 total points
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ID: 40588402
Create Windows shares using system manager

Go to -> filername->storage->shares

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