Server for NFS was unable to initialize a volume. NFS shares on the volume will not be available on the network.

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 1066
Source: nfssvr
Version: 5.2.3790.1830
Message: Server for NFS was unable to initialize a volume. NFS shares on the volume will not be available on the network.
   
Explanation

Server for NFS was unable to initialize a volume.  This is a system-level error or the volume is not NTFS-formatted.

If this is a system-level error, more problems should appear, such as users not being able to browse the volume in Windows Explorer or read/write files on the volume.

If the specified volume is not NTFS-formatted, then users will be able to browse the volume in Windows Explorer.  However, Server for NFS will not work – Server for NFS can only share files on an NTFS volume.

Cause

The volume is not NTFS-formatted. To verify:Click Start and then click My Computer. Right-click a drive and select Properties. Verify that NTFS appears as the file system.

If this error appears on an NTFS-formatted drive, check the other error messages to determine an appropriate action.

   
User Action

If the volume is not formatted as NTFS, you need to create a NFS share on an NTFS volume and copy files to the new NFS share.If this is a system-level error, you will need to perform the repairs specified by other error messages.

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