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1answer
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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1answer
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Portable Home Directory without OS X server

I have a Mac Mini and two MacBook Pros. I would like to have documents shared between the two MPBs and backed up to the Mac Mini (where I have time machine running backing up the files to an external ...
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1answer
724 views

Networking Mac and PC - Firewall Issue?

Here's the scenario: Work network - I have a Mac and a PC - OS X is Snow Leopard - Windows 7 I am trying to connect to the PC from the Mac. IT ONLY works if I turn off the firewall in Windows. I ...
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1answer
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SMB Share Will Not Unmount (OS X)

I use to have a Linux server that I had shares on, and I had them mounted on my OS X machine, but I no longer have this server and the shares are still there and they will not unmount (and even force ...
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1answer
324 views

Snow Leopard and NAS share

I bought a BlackArmor 220 from Seagate. When I start Snow Leopard the NAS shows up with its full name under shares. The problem is that when I click the NAS only a folder BA_Backup shows up, all the ...
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2answers
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Snow Leopard can see Windows shares in Finder but can't connect

I have an iMac with the latest version of Snow Leopard on it. I have a NAS drive and a Windows machine that both show up in the Finder's 'Shared' section. However, if I click on them, Finder says ...
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1answer
560 views

Can I use time machine with a network drive?

How do I make Time Machine backup to a network drive?
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4answers
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard: How to connect to a windows \\share?

How do I connect from Snow Leopard to a \\server\folder location on a windows server?
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3answers
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Mac OS can't connect to SMB shares after sleep

I used to access my local Windows 2008 file server's SMB shares on my recent (3 weeks old) MacBook Pro without problems. However, for a few days now, it fails to (re-)connect to the server after it ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X 10.6 clients cannot see ._resource fork files on a CIFS network share

We have a Windows server, with Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 clients. On the server are some Automator workflows with custom icons stored in external resoruce fork files, like this: foo.wflow ._foo.wflow ...
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3answers
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How to share an external USB drive over network in OS X?

I have an external USB drive mounted on my Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" box. I want to share a folder on this volume to another OS X computer over LAN. How is it possbile? If I simply enable the ...
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3answers
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Enable SMB file sharing on OS X - “Incorrect Password”

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard connected to an Active Directory domain. I can share folders on the Mac and view files from Windows without problems. When I try to enable my Mac account for write ...