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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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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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OSX-Preview waits for automount on start

i am using automount on my macbook pro with osx mavericks to connect a few network shares (afp) from my nas. That is working fine. My problem is that every time i start the osx preview app or the pdf ...
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Netatalk/AFP and Time Machine: server name not showing

I configured an Ubuntu PC with Netatalk following one of the many guides you can find online. I'm sharing some of its folders and created a Network Time Machine instance. Everything was working fine ...
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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 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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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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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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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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203 views

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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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: 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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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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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 ...