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Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 by Stefan Roth, Michael Rice, Robert Panek, John McCabe, Robert Butler, Christian Booth, Kevin Greene, Mark Minasi

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Chapter 14

Creating and Managing Shared Folders

Maybe you can still remember putting data on floppy disks that you wanted to share with peers. Sharing files and folders is one of the very reasons why server technologies were developed. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 has developed new and advanced ways to share files with services like Network File System (NFS), which provides a file-sharing solution for enterprises that may be running a mix of operating systems. With NFS, you can share files with not only other Windows servers but also Unix, Linux, and Mac OS clients if they exist in your organization. We will look at NFS in depth in this chapter and go over what is new and what has changed with this server edition.

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