Event ID 1072 — NFS Port Registration
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
Network File System (NFS) clients discover NFS servers by querying the port mapper for a remote server. RPC Port Mapper converts RPC data into TCP and UDP protocol port numbers. It must be active for Server for NFS to start.
|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Message:||Server for NFS could not register the mount protocol on the specified port. Server for NFS did not start. Without the mount protocol, Network File System (NFS) clients cannot connect to NFS shared resources on this server. Verify that no other programs are registered on the specified mount protocol port, or use the Nfsadmin command-line tool to specify a different port.|
Free ports and restart Server for NFS
To make TCP/IP ports available and restart Server for NFS:
- Open an elevated Command Prompt window. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
- Type netstat -a -b -o. to display all connections with their associated executables and processes.
- Unload unnecessary drivers, stop unnecessary services, or close unnecessary programs.
- Type net start nfssvc to start Server for NFS.
To verify that Server for NFS has successfully registered all protocols:
- Open a command prompt with elevated privileges. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
- Type rpcinfo to determine the ports and transports that Server for NFS uses.
- In the list, verify that the following services are present on both IPv4 and IPv6 (if used):