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Client for NFS

 

General Information

None at this time


Windows 8

Default Description

Enables this computer to access files on NFS shares

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Not Available
Windows 8 x64 Not Available
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Available
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Available
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NfsClnt
Display Name: Client for NFS

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\nfsclnt.exe

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Enables this computer to access files on NFS shares.

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Professional Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NfsClnt
Display Name: Client for NFS

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\nfsclnt.exe

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Client for NFS needs to function properly:

  • Client for NFS Redirector (U, E)
    • Redirected Buffering Sub System (U, E)
      • Mup (U, E)
    • Server for NFS Open RPC (ONCRPC) (U, E)
      • TCP/IP Protocol Driver (U, E)
  • TCP/IP Protocol Driver (U, E)

What other service require Client for NFS to function properly:

  • None (U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Enables this computer to access files on NFS shares

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic  ?  ? Not Available
Vista Home Premium  ?  ? Not Available
Vista Business  ?  ? Not Available
Vista Ultimate  ?  ? Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Enterprise  ?  ? Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NfsClnt
Display Name: Client for NFS

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\nfsclnt.exe

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Client for NFS needs to function properly:

  • Client for NFS Redirector (U)
    • Redirected Buffering Sub System (U)
      • Mup (U)
    • Server for NFS Open RPC (ONCPRC) (U)
      • TCP/IP Protocol Driver (U)
  • TCP/IP Protocol Driver (U)

What other service require Client for NFS to function properly:

  • None (U)

Additional Reading

NFS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_file_system