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Question / Problem

Can SpaceObServer scan Linux/Unix server or a Linux based NAS?

Answer / Solution

Yes. If Samba is installed running on the Linux/UNIX system, then our tools can access a share on this system using its UNC name, e.g. '\\ComputerName\ShareName'.
If the file system on the Linux/UNIX system is accessible through NFS, then it can be accessed if the NFS support for Windows is installed. Please go to the Control Panel and activate the 'Services for NFS' under 'Programs and Features > Turn Windows Features on or off'. Then you can mount an NFS share to a drive letter using this command:
mount \\ComputerName\ShareName N:

It might be necessary that you create the following registry values if you have trouble connecting the NFS drive:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ClientForNFS\CurrentVersion\Default\AnonymousUid as DWORD with the decimal value 10011.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ClientForNFS\CurrentVersion\Default\AnonymousGid as DWORD with the decimal value 10012.
SpaceObServer can also scan Linux and Unix shares using SSH.