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Cannot access mhddfs pool on OS X machine from another OS X machine via network

On OS X 10.10, I've created a pool of HFS+ drives using mhddfs 0.1.10 (from MacPorts), as discussed in this previous question. In order to mount the FUSE mhddfs, I use a command similar to the ...
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FreeNAS 9.2.1.7 cannot start CIFS

I have a FreeNAS server running and I got AFP for my Mac working but whenever I try to start CIFS, I get an error at the top of the screen saying the service cannot be started. I've searched the ...
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Connect to Mac File server from Linux

I've been trying to connect my Linux box to my Mac Mini file server. The Mac shares via AFP and SMB. On the Linux side, I've tried connecting using both protocols. For SMB I've tried mount -t ...
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SMB Sharing of a USB Mass Storage Device

Okay so I am a bit confused about SMB, it doesn't seem to play well with USB Mass Storage Devices. My "server" is a mac mini intel machine running OSX and the client in this case would be a Linux (or ...
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Ensure network shares are constantly mounted

I have a Drobo connected to my network that serves up media to two Macs. Essentially this server acts as a Timemachine and file server for large media files. The frustrating part is that I need to ...
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Make network share accessible to multiple users on OSX

My goal is to mount a shared folder from a Synology to a Mac running 10.9.1, only I want the mount point to be accessible to all users in group staff. The share is made accessible by the synology ...
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Why can't I connect to an AFP server over VPN on OS X 10.8

I have set up a VPN connection on my MacBook Pro OS X 10.8.5 laptop, to my office network so I can access my AFP file server from home. The VPN connection appears to be working correctly. The Status ...
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OS X Server - Networked home directories become locked after a time

In our infrastructure, we are running OS X 10.8 clients, with networked home directories. The homedirs are served from OS X Server 10.8 via AFP. Every so often (I haven't figured out the exact ...
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Accessing AFP fileserver (netatalk) from Windows machine

One of our clients has a Mac environment. We are building (right now testing) a fileserver for Mac environments on a Linux box using netatalk. Netatalk uses AFP. For testing purposes, I've installed ...
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OS X shared internet and local file sharing

Is there any way to still do Airdrop and AFP/SSH when I'm sharing my iMac's internet (ethernet) connection over WiFi to my MacBookPro? I tried to find my iMac and vice versa in the LAN but they're ...
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possible to create a locate database for a network volume?

I need to be able to QUICKLY search through millions of files on a network volume and instead of searching directly I'd like to look up the info in a database. Instead of "rolling my own" it seems ...
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How to write to HFS+ through AFP/Netatalk without permission denied and cnid_metad error?

I spend the last 24 hours installing my debian server with all kind of packages. As this server runs in Mac OS X (10.8) Environment, my initial goal was to use this server as a TimeCapsule ...
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How to create new directory in Netatalk 3.x (AFP) share with group write permission

I have 2 users : userA userB both in the group : studio They are using the same shared folder workdir if userA creates a new folder inside workdir, it looks like : drwxr-sr-x+ 2 userA ...
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Adding AFP protocol to Windows Server shares

Is there a way to add the Apple File Protocol (AFP) to Windows Server for shares, currently Windows uses SMB but the transfer rate to OSX clients is ridiculously slow, I am currently running an Ubuntu ...
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Permission issue accessing Netatalk share on OS X

I have two users in Ubuntu. My first was me and I am the owner of the folder in question. The second is my wife. Netatalk is running and we can both see the folder on the network. I can access it but ...
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How exactly does processing files work on AFP shares?

I recently made myself a NAS, and I’ve been wondering about how AFP shares work. If I have a ZIP on the AFP share, and I use Finder to decompress the file, what will the process for decompressing ...
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How to reliably mount a shared folder /volume/folder at boot up

Following is my sample.sh in /usr/local/bin/ #!/bin/sh mkdir -p /Volumes/folder mount -t afp -o rw afp://user:password@server_name/folder_name /Volumes/folder Following is my com.apple.sample.plist ...
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Rasterize vector objects in pdf

Is there a server based pdf processor (like Enfocus Pitstop) capable of rasterizing the vector objects in a pack of pdfs?
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Shell script to fix bad filenames?

I'm IT at my small firm; and, despite my dire warnings, everyone puts files on the server with awful names, including leading & trailing spaces, bad characters (including \ ; / + . < > - ...
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Copying/Creating files on TimeCapsule/Mac using Ubuntu 12.04 and afp

I have a TimeCapsule that I am currently just using as an external hard drive (not using time machine) and a Mac laptop. Using a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation, I am able to connect to the hard ...
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Automount of AFP shares on Lion clients from OS X Snow Leopard server - not working right

Recently upgraded Snow Leopard clients to Lion. AFP shares are set up as login items. The network shares on some of the machines now take a long time to come up (10 minutes). Several machines that ...
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Backup data rate on Raspberry Pi maxing out at 5 Mb/s. Why?

I set up my Raspberry Pi as a Time Machine, as documented here. At the moment, the Raspberry Pi is connected to my MacBook Pro using a direct Ethernet cable. Also, an external hard drive (laptop ...
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could not connect to server (FreeNAS server)

I have imported a volume and set its permission like this then I created an AFP share like this then I created an AFP service like this but when I am trying to connect to server from Mac I am ...
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Mac users can copy and paste, but can't drag and drop using ExtremeZ-IP

When mounting a Windows Share using afp:// (via ExtremeZ-IP) users cannot drag and drop files, but they can copy and paste. If the share is mounted using smb:// they have no problem. Anyone have any ...
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afp/smb transfers caps at 2 megabytes/sec, wireless N

I wanted to transfer files between two mac computers. The network is wireless-N and both computers have wireless-N modules in them. The problem is that when I transfer files between them, via file ...
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Adding my own dylibs to homebrew

I'm trying to install liberate, which I want to put in /usr/local/lib. However, when I do this, homebrew complains about a Unbrewed dylibs were found in /usr/local/lib. What's the best way to add my ...
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OSX AFP authentication

I've enabled file sharing (AFP) on my iMac so that I can access it via our MacBook. I've also created a directory ~/shared/family that I have shared to specific user accounts. When I use the Finder ...
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Mount SMB/AFP share on network reconnect

There's a myriad of possibilities for mounting shares upon Login within OSX. I'm after having it done when a network connection is restored. Ideally: Mount the share connection lost connection ...
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Can't get Time Machine over AFP/netatalk to work. Don't get drive as option

I have read various howto's (http://code.stephenmorley.org/articles/time-machine-on-a-network-drive/) but not sure any were made for Lion. I got the latest netatalk setup on Ubuntu, and see the ...
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How to automount SMB shared network drives in Mac OS X Lion

In Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) Apple has replaced good old SMB support. Now I can't auto connect to my shared (SMB) network drives. Workarounds? Or is this impossible? In OS X Snow Leopard, I could ...
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Finder wants to connect to non available AFP Server

I have a little FreeBSD machine with Netatalk as my fileserver. I connect to it via the Finder and for two days now I get this window every minute as long as the server is offline: I can't find the ...
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OS X Server - setting up a share for network home directories + fast user switching

I'm nearly finished setting up my Open Directory master to allow users to be managed centrally and logged in on any of the client machines at home. I found discussion suggesting that using an AFP ...
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OS X: How to avoid having to re-connect to network share after NAS was turned off?

I use Mac OS 10.6 to connect to a NAS drive using the afp protocol (Finder -> Go -> Connect To Server). I have set up the NAS to automatically power off during the day, and power on in the evening. ...
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Network Suggestions - current setup diagram provided

I have my home network setup like this: I'd like any suggestions on the setup in general. Specifically I'm looking for suggestions on how to open up AFP access to my NAS from the internet. I'd ...
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OSX Finder: Big file count problem / File Limit problem

Now I deleted question like that.. earlier because I thought deleting of .DS_Store would help... But I still have a hard to live with big file count in one directory. Don't ask me why everything is ...
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Is there a way to view OSX's colored file labels while browsing through the network from a windows computer

Is there a way to view OSX's colored file labels while browsing through the network from a windows computer? My media center Mac based PC has a bunch of files on it, that i use colored labels to ...
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Hard links on AFP

I'm trying to run MacPorts via AFP. Most ports run fine but I'm trying to install mercurial, which requires the MacPorts Python 2.6 file. Building Python 2.6 chokes on the following line in the ...
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security of and the flaws of having open ports?

Ok, so, here is my my issue. awhile back, a friend wanted to grab some files from me, so I gave him my AFP (Apple File Protocol) address. Much like FTP SSH or SMB. Its cool for mac users and thats ...
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LAN working, TCP connects OK, but Mac AFP connects fail

My LAN appears fine from a TCP/IP point of view over wifi: Macs on the wifi network are pingable, I can do web sharing and http://10.0.5.nn works fine. Internet access is also working for all ...
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Enable “Trash” with Network Share over AFP

I have a OS X machine sharing an external drive (connected via firewire) to other Mac clients. All are running Snow Leopard and the protocol being used is AFP, FYI. When a user tries to delete a ...
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Why do files that I copy from one AFP share to another AFP share on the same server have to go through my client machine?

I have two AFP file shares mounted on my OS X laptop. Both AFP shares are on the same OS X server. When I copy files across them, it looks like the files transfers to my machine first and then back ...
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Is there any way to hide Bonjour AFP services from one network port or IP pool only?

I've got two Mac OS machines networked via ethernet, one with 10.5, one 10.6. They have self-assigned IPs, and I want to keep using AFP that way. However, for internet access, we're on a public WiFi ...
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How do you access timemachine backups of a different computer?

I'm currently backing up using WD My Book World network drive that supports Apple Time Machine. I would like to copy some files from my old laptop backup. However, my old backup isn't showing when ...
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Files not being copied to AFP volume when copying through the Finder

I am trying to copy files from my MacBook's hard disk to my NAS. The latter is a ReadyNAS Duo and is mounted as an AFP volume. The files are about 5MB each and I copy them by selecting in a Finder ...
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How do I access files on a Mac OS X Server under Windows?

I'm trying to connect to a server at work which is run on a Mac but I have a PC (windows 7) at home. I have path to connect in the format of afp://server.com/files. Is there a client that I need ...
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tradeoffs of iSCSI vs. AFP when using Time Machine with a NAS?

I'm setting up a home NAS device (Synology DS409) that I'm planning to use for Time Machine backups (amongst other things). What are the tradeoffs between using iSCSI or AFP to mount the backup ...