How to : VMware ESX with NFS on Win2003 R2
Windows Server 2003 R2
Installing NFS Service
Open Control Panel, go to Add or Remove programs and then click Add/Remove windows components.
select Other Network File and Print Services, click on Microsoft Services for NFS and click Details.
Configuring User Mapping
Open Microsoft Services for NFS panel in Administrative Tools.
Right click User Name Mapping and select properties.
Before you must get the passwd and group file form ESX. How to enable SSH to get those file
Right click User Maps and select Create Map, List windows and Linux user and select Administrator and Root user to create a mapping.
Create NFS Share folder
Create a new folder, right click and select Properties, then select tab NFS Sharing.
if user mapping with root user, please ensure to click Allow root access.
Add NFS Storage
Enter the server IP address and NFS share name and Datastore name