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Server : xServe running 10.4.11

Login with AFP is successful with

Clients:

all 10.6.x all 10.4.x

Login fails ( or more accurately never produces a login dialog window, just get a "Connecting to afp://x.x.x.x" message with barber pole progress bar ) with any 10.5.x client ( workstation or server ) There is another 10.4.11 server in this network that allows 10.4, 10.6 and 10.5 clients to connect without issues. Any ideas?

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I'd check each servers settings as to what forms of authentication are permitted. Use Server Admin to look at the settings in the AFP section each server.

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Authentication is set for "Any" ( Standard or Kerberos ) on all the AFP servers. –  mozzer Apr 13 '11 at 13:19

Try to connect to server from command line, it will produce more likely an error code.

sudo mount -t afp afp://user:pass@_server_ip_address/share /Volumes/share

/Volumws/share must exists before

Alternative method:

sudo mount_afp afp://user:pass.@_server_ip_address/share /Volumes/share

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I can't seem to get that command to work on OS X AFP servers here that don't seem to have this particular issue either. I tried 'man' mount_afp to no avial. Thanks though. –  mozzer Apr 12 '11 at 18:18
    
I added an alternative method using mount_afp –  BobC Apr 14 '11 at 8:57

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