Windows does not have any built-in native ability to share folders via NFS; and only a limited selection of Windows operating systems have the native ability to access NFS shares as a client.

See the sections below for help configuring NFS shares on various devices' operating systems.

For more info on network sources for your music and video in Kodi, see Types of Media Sources.

Secure Web DAV uses strong SSL encryption, so that other users can’t see your password.

A Web DAV URL looks like this: UNIX computers traditionally use the Network File System protocol to share files over a local network.

To browse files over the network, open the in the sidebar.

The file manager will find any computers on your local area network that advertize their ability to serve files.

The /etc/exports file may not yet exist; if not, you'll need to create it.

The file is edited either manually (in Terminal, using a UNIX text editor such as nano or vi) or via a GUI utility, the most well-known of which is NFS Manager.

A typical anonymous FTP URL looks like this: for organization and to better control access.

If you have the right permissions on the remote computer, you can connect to a Windows share from the file manager.

Open it and add the option "-N" to the startup parameters as follows: If you don't do this step, Kodi will only be able to access the Mac's shared NFS folders if Kodi is running as root (normally, Kodi does not run as root, so you will almost certainly want to do this first step and add the -N parameter). The NFS server and its shared folders are set up in a config file named "exports", located in the /etc directory.