Event ID 1073 — NFS File Sharing

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

A computer running Windows and Server for NFS can act as a file server and share files between Windows-based and UNIX-based computers.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1073
Source: NfsServer
Version: 6.1
Message: Server for NFS cannot initialize the volume with drive letter <%2> for sharing. Network File System (NFS) shared resources on the volume will not be available to NFS clients. Windows(R) may be low on system resources. Try increasing available system resources by closing programs, then restart Server for NFS manually.


Free system resources and restart Server for NFS

To increase available system resources:

  1. Close all programs and stop unnecessary services.
  2. Open an elevated Command Prompt window. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  3. Type net start nfssvc.


To verify Server for NFS is sharing files:

  1. Open a command prompt** with elevated privileges and type **nfsshare.
  2. Verify that the list of shared resources is correct.

For more information about file sharing and Services for Network File System (NFS), see the Services for NFS configuration guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=100954.

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