NFS for VMware 5.1

Call "FileManager.MakeDirectory" for object "FileManager" on vCenter Server "2008R2.JoeB.local" failed.

Thats the error I get when trying to add folder to NFS share I created. Idea is to have isos to boot from. Lets me "map" the nfs share just cant do crap with it.. TIA
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, a few things when trying to mount a NFS share.

1. did you create a VMKernel Portgroup for the NFS traffic in the same network as your NFS server?

2. did you grant correct permissions e.g. an IP Address to allow you to mount and read/write?

3. is it a support NFS server ?

4. Is this 2008 R2 ?

You in luck check this video I created, and check the permissions are correct, specially the root permissions etc

Video Tutorial - Creating an NFS Datastore using Windows 2008 R2 for VMware vSphere ESX/ESX 4.x

This video is the same for ESXi 5.x. Pay special attention, to the root and permissions granted to the export.

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BillBondoAuthor Commented:
Hey, thanks for the input. Looked at the videos. Missing all of those settings. NFS is installed and yes 2008r2. Will get back to you.
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