Windows as NFS Server
Not many people know that Microsoft has this piece of software called Windows Services for UNIX (SFU). If you install it, make sure you do a custom installation. Select all the modules and that include the NFS server module. Once that is done, you need to reboot the server.
Read How to: Set Up Server for NFS. It works exactly as any other NFS server, except the command and syntax.
Windows (x.x.x.x): nfsshare -o ro anon=yes cdrom=D: Solaris: mount x.x.x.x:cdrom /mntApart from NFS server, SFU offers a platform (Korn shell, C shell) for you to compile (gcc) codes. It also comes with a number of services, such as telnet daemon. IMHO, all systems engineers should install it. The only drawback is that it does not come with an X11 server. For X11 server, I need to rely on Cygwin/X.