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[Discuss] nfs hard links

On Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:11:28 -0500
Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:

> 1. You can hard link if the exporting system supports hard links (eg
> is a Unix or Linux system). I'm not sure if a Windows system that
> exports NFS will support hard links

Windows has had POSIX links since NT 4.0. Whether or not linking over
NFS actually works depends on the NFS server implementing POSIX links
(not all do) and the file system supporting POSIX links (NTFS does; FAT
does not).

Rich P.

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