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Mounting network with autosf to desktop

So I have successfully created a permanent link to my drive using the instructions from here: OS X: How to avoid having to re-connect to network share after NAS was turned off? but then became curious ...
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SOHO Virtualized server [closed]

I want to create a server at home that runs either VirtualBox, KVM, or Xen, that is capable of doing the following: One vm will host a (linux) webserver (right now, just to host dokuwiki). Another ...
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Netgear ReadyNAS Duo V1: corrupt root - any chance to mount or recover using Mac OS X?

My ReadyNas by Netgear is giving me "root corrupt". It won't boot anymore. I'm wondering what my options to recover my data are. I suppose everything is still on the disk(s) but how can I mount the ...
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Something like Dropbox for local use with a NAS as storage server

I am looking for a solution to sync folder pairs between a NAS and multiple local macs. Each of the macs could edit files and the other macs should then get synced automatically. Basically my own ...
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Can I use a USB attached Hard Drive on Win7 for TimeMachine backup?

I have a Western Digital external USB hard drive. I would like to use this as my Time Machine backup HDD for my new MacBook. After a bit of research I've found that I can't simply share the HDD via my ...
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Advantages of dedicated NAS over DAS with AirPort Extreme

I'm in the market for a expandable data backup solution. Some things I'm considering are: Drobo (S) (which don't ethernet connections) Drobo FS (which does have ethernet) Promise Pegasus RAID (which ...
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Best Back Up Program for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Backup software for Mac OS X What is the best back up program for a Mac running Snow Leopard? I just need to back up working directories, so I don't need Time Machine or ...
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Time Capsule Refuses to Connect After Interrupted File Transfer

I have a first generation Apple Time Capsule set up as a NAS on my network. I use the built-in hard drive for Time Machine backups, with a 1.5 TB external HDD attached to the Time Capsule over USB. ...
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Permanently map a network drive on Mac OS X Leopard

I want to have a mapped drive in Mac OS X which points to my NAS - however I've found that I have to do it after every single reboot. I'm a Mac noob, so would like to just have the drive mapped at ...
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Can two Macs use Time Machine to the same non-Time Capsule NAS?

I'm considering a Synology DS210j NAS which supposedly supports Time Machine out of the box. Can two Macs both use Time Machine to the same NAS? I know you can do it with Time Capsule, but I'm not ...
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How to get OS X to index my Network Volumes with Spotlight?

I have multiple volumes on an Infrant ReadyNAS mounted with AFP via Ethernet at startup on my iMac. Currently Spotlight does not index these volumes (running Snow Leopard). Is there anyway to get ...
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What is the best solution for letting both Macs and PCs access digital images and videos on a network?

I'm looking for a simple way to share digital images and videos over a network to both Macs and PCs. I'm currently looking into three options: NAS, WD MyBook Mirror drives attached to a router, or an ...
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Mac Friendly NAS

I currently have a Buffalo Linkstation NAS device but becoming more and more unpleased with this. In the market for a better Mac friendly NAS solution. I have recently been having a lot of problems ...
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Using Lightroom with images on a NAS with Windows and Mac?

The licence for Lightroom allows one to run it on their primary PC and laptop as long as both are not running at the same time. Has anyone tried running it on a shared set of images (e.g., on a NAS) ...
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How to backup a Mac to a NAS (Samba-connected Windows share)?

I'd like to find an (semi-)automated way to backup my whole MacBook Pro system and data to a network attached storage. The external storage is a Windows share I can access using Samba. I can't use ...
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iTunes on Mac: How to use an external music library on a NAS (Windows share)?

I have a large music collection of mp3-encoded CDs stored on a NAS (Windows share). I can access the drive via SMB on the Mac. I'd like to change my default iTunes music library without importing the ...