Client for NFS

The Client for NFS (NfsClnt) service enables the computer to access files in network file system (NFS) shared folders, and it is part of the Services for UNIX support in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

This service is not installed by default on Windows 7. It is installed by default on Windows Server 2008 R2. In both operating systems, its startup type is by default Manual.

When the Client for NFS service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Network Service account.

This service is available on Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise, in addition to all versions of Windows Server 2008 R2.

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