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Can’t log into TimeMachine on OpenWrt router with AFP Netatalk

I've put OpenWrt on a router (TP-Link TL-WR902AC v3) hoping to set it up with AFP Netatalk and use it as a mobile backup. I’ve carefully followed the AFP Netatalk instructions and everything looks ...
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Weird syslog entries upon deleting a folder from a NAS drive (mounted using AFP)

When I delete a folder (empty) on one of my AFP mounts, the following is thrown into the /var/log/syslog. Oct 4 15:26:27 paiMac27 com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (com.apple.xpc.launchd.domain.pid....
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Very slow AFP / SMB / FTP file transfer from Mac to Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu 18.04

File transfer speed via AFP / SMB / FTP from my MacBook to Raspberry Pi is very slow. Less than 2Mbit/s. Hardware MacBook Pro 2017 (Mojave) Raspberry Pi 4 B 4GB (Ubuntu 18.04 server) NetGear R6350 ...
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Where is OS X saving launchctl changes

i'm activating my AFP-Server in OSX with: sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.AppleFileServer.plist It is running now, but i'm wondering because the file contains no changes!...
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How to make Rasperry Pi hostname visible on Mac without “.local”

Using Netatalk, I am able to mount my Raspberry Pi on my Mac by typing open afp://mypi.local in Terminal. I would like to be able to access the Pi without always having to type in ".local". Trying ...
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How to create a new folder on FreeNAS AFP share (create/copy file is working)

I set up a FreeNAS 11.2 system with an AFP share with all the default values. I did successfully copy a file from my macOS 10.14.4 machine. What did not work was to create or copy a folder to that ...
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Excel 2011 & 365 – 2nd user cannot open password protected file which is already opened by 1st user

Infos: Mac environment, AFP Share on Synology, Sierra 10.12.6 With Office 2011, when a password protected file is opened and another user tries to open it, it asks whether you want to open the file ...
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Getting error number -1700 when trying to mount a network drive

I don't use AppleScript often but I wrote a short script to mount a network drive based on whether I am home or away: set SSID to do shell script "/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211....
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WDCloud - What is best protocol to connect via Mac OSX, SMB or AFP

I have a MacbookAir, and WD_EX2. Everything runs OK for more than I year. Since there is at leat two ways to make a connection I would like to know what is right/best protocol to connect : SMB or ...
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Netatalk Permissions Issues

I've been having issues with Netatalk related to permissions. Background: I am currently running Lubuntu 16.04 on an iBook G3 with 256mb of RAM. So far I haven't had any problems with the machine's ...
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Back to My Mac not working in school network

I can't connect to my Back to My Mac shared Airport Disk while under my school's firewall. I tried using a VPN to bypass the firewall, but from what I can find the VPN uses the same port as BTMM and ...
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macOS Sierra: Connections to local servers constantly failing

I'm running CrashPlan on a headless (I manage everything through TeamViewer) Mac mini (Late 2012), essentially just as a relay since the backup source is a local NAS and the destination is a different ...
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What are the things I have to be aware of when changing a file servers file protocol from AFP to SMB?

In a Mac dominated network, I want to change the servers (Samba 4.1.20) file service from AFP only to SMB only due to AFP being more and more deprecated in macOS Sierra. The main problem are the ...
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Cannot install afpfs-ng

On Xubuntu 16.04LTS amd64, I cannot install afpfs-ng. This is a HUGE problem for me since my school uses macs and an afp file server, and I only have a PC running Linux and I need a file for the ...
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Mounting OS X Server share on CentOS server

I'm looking to mount a share from my OS X Server to use as a file dropbox for my CentOS 6 server. Would it be better to use SMB, AFP, or some other protocol to go about doing this reliably?
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Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
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Mount AFP share on CentOS 7

I'm running into problems when attempting to mount an AFP share on CentOS 7. Currently using mount_afp with fuse but whenever I try to mount something mount_afp segfaults in glibc. I'm either looking ...
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How can I disable AFP on Debian?

I need to disable AFP protocol on Debian server to force the Finder (Mac OS X) to use SMB. If I stop netatalk service the Finder still shows the device with AFP shares but raises error. So we should ...
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How can I disable AFP to use SMB in the Finder by default in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)?

When I connect to network volumes through the Finder in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) it uses AFP instead SMB. As result I can't clean .AppleDouble files using BlueHarvest. I want the Finder to use SMB ...
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Security of Time Machine's AFP connection

I use Time Machine to backup my Mac over the Internet on a Synology server. TM connects throught AFP protocol, it this protocol resistent to Man-in-the middle attack (attacker can't steal creditials ...
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Connecting to a Folder on a Different Partition Using AFP or SMB

I'm in the process of setting up a DeployStudio system. Part of the requirement is that the server be able to connect to a Repository of files. On my server, that Repository is located on the ...
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Time Machine on a local drive, then make that drive a network drive (via Server.app) on a different computer

I have two macs running OS X 10.10.3. One has Server.app installed, is connected to the internet via ethernet, and also has a 2 TB disk attached via USB, with two partitions - "Backup" and "Storage". ...
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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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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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is it possible to create a locate database for a network volume in Mac OS X?

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 replacement....
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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 studio ...
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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 \ ; / + . < > - etc!...
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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 re-...
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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 ...