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Is there a way to connect a remote folder with local cache on OSX or Windows workstation?

A company with 50 graphic designers are working on the same file server. They are using mainly Indesign. A typical project is a 60 pages indesign document with 1.5GB of linked files (something like ...
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AFP Share Mounting Issues

I have setup some AFP shares on our bespoke NAS system running FreeNas but seem to be encountering some issues. All the permissions are the same and the shares setup exactly the same way. I have 4 ...
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Slow directory listing on remote ExtremeZ-IP/SMB windows file servers

I have Win2k8R2 file servers set up around the globe to distribute files using JAMF's Casper Suite to Mac OS X systems. However I've been noticing some very slow server responses lately. For example. ...
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Netatalk authorizing with Windows Active Directory Clients

We have an Ubuntu server that we intend to use to share videos and other content over AFP to our client Macs. AFP works flawlessly by setting the allow list to one single user. The problem arises when ...
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Which file sharing protocol (SMB/AFS/NFS/SMB2/SMB3) is best for an mixed client environment within an ad?

I'm just setting up freenas with ZFS and was wondering which file sharing protocol / data transfer protocol is the best to use? Has anyone experiences? I guess i have a very typical business setup. I ...
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Netatalk authentication randomly fails over WiFi

Background info: I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server on which I have Samba (v3.6.3) and Netatalk (v3.1.0) installed. I use TimeMachine on my Mac to backup to the Ubuntu server over AFP provided by ...
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netatalk upload progress feedback

Using netatalk, I'm facing something annoying for my customers: The upload progress in Mac osx is not updated and stays on the calculation progress: French capture meaning : 'Calculating remaining ...
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Is it possible to mount an AFP share on Ubuntu, and serve through Netatalk?

Preface to the problem, we have a LaCie 5Big Network (not Network2) which Mountain Lion machines can't connect to. I thought I would try to configure a VM to mount the AFP share that the 5Big ...
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mount_afp on linux, user rights

I need to mount a remote filesystem on a linux box using the afp protocol. The linux box runs an old Debian 4. I downloaded the source code of mount_afp, compiled it and installed it with all the ...
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Can't access FreeNAS AFP share over WAN with DNS A record

I'm trying to access a remote FreeNAS box, with AFP sharing set up, from a Mac. (AFP works fine over the LAN, just not over WAN.) From a remote location, if I go to Finder and Go>Connect to Server ...
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How can I change the default mount point for AFP in OSX?

OSX by default mounts AFP to /Volumes. I'd like to tell it to mount it somewhere else, specifically somewhere in the logged-in users' profile, like /Users/[username]/Desktop, or something like that. ...
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netatalk / AFP connection issue

When i tried to access some shares via AFP using Mountain Lion, I got some error messages. Oct 17 23:41:44 px6-300d-KZLWIS afpd[23169]: =============================================================== ...
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Shell script to fix bad filenames? [closed]

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 \ ; / + . < > - ...
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I can't move files from one folder to another on a netatalk share

I'm running netatalk v. 2.1.2 on Debian Squeeze. The clients are Mac OS X 10.7 boxes. I have no problems copying files to and from the server, deleting files, creating new files or folders. ...
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netatalk 3.0 wont start on ubuntu server

Netatalk 3.0 built from sources using ./configure --with-init-style=debian --enable-debian On startup i'm having troubles: Aug 09 01:30:11.415825 netatalk[15692] {netatalk.c:162} (N:AFPDaemon): ...
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Shared folder mounted on OSX: NFS, WebDAV or AFP?

We are trying to figure out how to best mount a network share on OSX machines (only). We went with WebDAV initially which does what expected but it's extremely sluggish. Also the Finder seesm to have ...
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Invalid argument when copying files with ? in filename on OS X

I'm trying to copy files from an AFP share to an SMB share. Several files on the AFP share have a ? in the name. If I try to copy them, I get invalid argument'. I don't know how the files got the ? ...
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Apple File Sharing fails to connect

Running OSX Lion Server (10.7.4), and about once a week or so the Apple File Sharing service stops letting clients connect to its shares. On the client we will see a dialog box stating "There was a ...
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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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Converting UTF-8 NFD filenames to UTF-8 NFC, in either rsync or afpd

I have a home file server running FreeNAS 8. A few days ago I used rsync to upload my entire iTunes library from Mac so that I could load my library over the network instead of off a slow USB drive. ...
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AFP - Apple Filing Protocol and #: are they altogheter incompatible?

My company uses Mac and they have a lot of filenames with #. I noticed that using an external NAS (not Apple, but Synology or Qnap), the 'search' failed when it meet file with # in a file name. Is ...
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AFP / Apple Filling Protocol aka Netatalk access over Internet

I got a simple cloud server and thought it would be nice to have mac native afp Volumes accesss. Installed Netatalk and this seems to work pretty nice. No sensitive data or something but I don't ...
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Wide Area Bonjour using DNS SRV Records

Running Apple's Lion Server (10.7.3). I am trying to get VPN clients (clients on another subnet) to see the server's Apple File share. I know that Bonjour doesn't route over a VPN or subnet, so I am ...
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FreeNAS AFP Doesn't Authenticate

I just set up a FreeNAS 8.0.3 server and am trying to use its AFP (Netatalk) service to access it via a Mac OS X Lion system. I created the ZFS volume, set its permissions to include my user in its ...
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Mac data Backup-ped via SAMBA instead AFP: is it a bad thing?

i've a QNAP Nas, but at the moment the AFP protocol seems to be bugged. I've an office with 5 mac who saves data into a Mac Server. I want to backup data via Samba protocol to the Qnap Nas Server EXT4 ...
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FreeNAS 8 connection limit

I have an issue with FreeNAS 8 where if more than 20 users try and connect to the server at the same time the 21st cannot and the login screen will shake as if to show the user the password is ...
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Need a 3rd party tool for AFP Server 2008

I have a client that has a mixed environment of Windows XP and 7, and Mac Lion and Snow Leopard. We recently upgraded their server from Windows 2k3 to Windows 2k8 and realized Microsoft has dropped ...
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Protect subfolders in a public share

CentOS box with smb and afp. There is a a share that everyone has read/write access to, I want to prevent a couple folders within that share from being able deleted, but still allowing full ...
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Automounting AFP Share For OpenDirectory Users (Mac Lion Server)

We're moving all our Mac's from local logins to OpenDirectory logins in an effort to keep everything secure and to also solve issues we have with a Tiger server buggering permissions on an AFP shared ...
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Trouble with Microsoft Word 2008 and AFP Sharing

Currently, I have a central server that is accessed by many users through AFP sharing. Sometimes, multiple users may have the same Word document open, while other times it may just be one user and one ...
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Netatalk and Snow Leopard Slow transfer speed

I have a simple setup of netatalk afp server on my OpenSolaris box. And I also have samba on that box. transfers from netatalk to my mac mini with Snow Leopard 10.6.8 go at speed 2-3 Mbytes/sec but ...
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10.5 clients cannot connect via AFP to OS X 10.4.11 server

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 ...
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AFP is much slower than Samba… How can this be?

I got a FreeNAS Server running (FreeNAS 8RC2) with a raidz1 ZFS pool that shares a volume with both AFP and SAMBA to multiple Mac (All running Snow Leopards 10.6.6). After some testing, I've noticed ...
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MacOS creates a new mount on AFP path calls

following scenario: In my webapp, my customers are using Firefox as target browser. They have the need to open afp:// folders via Javascript. To make a long story short, this really works. You need ...
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Updating AFP version on Windows Server 2003

We have a couple of Macs, running Leopard and Snow Leopard in our otherwise pure Windows environment. We cannot get file names longer than 31 characters and some times the file permissions gets ...
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How do I silently mount AFP shares on OS X 10.5 clients?

I can add the share to the login startup items, but it always pops open Finder. I want the AFP share to mount silently. This is in a Mac computer lab with the Macs joined to AD.
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Removing DS_Store files and variants?

I am running an Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS server. Frequently I open up files using AFP from my Mac. Inevitably this created .DS_Store files on the server (although for some reason they are named :2eDS_Store. ...
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How do I mount an AFP share at startup (not at login) on OS X 10.4 Tiger Server?

I'm setting up an OS X 10.4 Tiger Server box - just for the fun of it rather than for any serious purpose. I'd like to run a simple backup script daily, regardless of whether any user is currently ...
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Permissions problem on mounting afp drive

I am trying to mount a network drive via AFP on an Ubuntu 10.04 server machine. After installing AFP support, I use the following command: sudo mount_afp afp://USER:PASS@afp.host.com/directory/ ...
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Permissions with Netatalk

I just set up a AFP server running ubuntu server edition. I've got a couple of questions regarding permissions when using Netatalk. First of is it even possible to change the permission/owner of a ...
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Lag in MCX (Workgroup Manager) controlled Macs

At the beginning of the day and on semi-random days, some of my Mac users are experiencing heavy lag. For example, 5-10 minutes to login, several minutes for Safari to load, visible delays while ...
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Turnkey LAMP to host AFP mounted directory

I'm trying to use a TurnKey LAMP server as a sandbox web-development environment for a project with components in php and binary executables. My host machine is OS 10.6. I want to use AFP to serve a ...
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Mac (10.6.4) AFP Share (Network Applications) permissions issue

I have a share point for the shared applications folder. This auto-mounts on clients correctly but when a file is created the permissions are such that the owner can't write to it (locally: root:wheel ...
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Slow netatalk authentication / connectio speed

i have a netatalk server running on ubuntu server 10.04.1. connecting and moving files works generally, but, when connecting / authenticating the server needs so much time. when i connect using my mac ...
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Netatalk sharing filename limitation

I want to share file from my linux box to OSX clients. I don't want to use SMB ! I'm using netatalk 2.1.2 but apparently there is a filname length limitation : I've tried ...
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AFP (netatalk) vs. SMB on ubuntu server?

I set up an ubuntu fileserver. We use macs only, so I would to suggest to use the netatalk open source afp protocol for sharing. But if a windows pc would need files from the server in the future, ...
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AFP AD ACL permissions issues with external drive

Mac OS X Server 10.4.11 connected to an AD domain system serving AFP shares to Mac OS X 10.5.8. If I create a share on the the internal RAID of the server with an ACL that allows RW to all ("Domain ...
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Apple file sharing: bind to a specific interface

My customer have an office small office with just a wifi router. He use this router for internet connectivity and file transfer operations between the desktops. Recently the file transfer activity ...
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Using Bazaar (BZR) on AFP or SMB mounted server not wroking

Has anyone been able to get BZR working on a mounted AFT or SMB mounted share? I've tried both (The AFP volume is actually coming off an Xserver.) and neither work. I have BZR 2.0.0 and am running ...
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Very slow connection to xserve via afp or smb

Help. File transfer and connection speed to our Xserve are painfully slow from newly purchased iMacs. The Xserve is only used as a file server, its running 10.4.11. The problem seems to be only ...