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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 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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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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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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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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QNAP How to make some shares available to macs only?

I have a 'problem' with my QNAP, on the Mac devices - they show up the AFP and the SAMBA shares, so that shares show up twice. I also have windows users, so I'm wondering how can I prevent this ...
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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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754 views

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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871 views

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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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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825 views

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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1answer
186 views

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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680 views

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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1answer
889 views

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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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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332 views

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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autofs mac os x afp not loading as correct user?

I am way out of my depth, and I am trying to get all of my nodes on a cluster to mount a drive on my head node. I am using OS X 10.6. I've got /etc/auto_master and /etc/auto_afp configured according ...
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AFP painfully slow

Copying a file using AFP took 40 minutes but using scp it only took 7 mins. Why is AFP so slow? My setup: D-Link DIR-300 wifi router iMac with Snow-Leopard serves AFP Macbook with Leopard is the ...
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Preventing ‘ghost’ AFP mount points

We've got a problem with OSX 10.6 clients seeing 'ghost' mount points to an OSX Server 10.5 over AFP. On occasion (5 times in the past month) the client machine seems to have some sort of connection ...
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AFP file permission issues with Mac OS X

I have two clients (one windows XP and one Mac OS X) connected to a UNIX server (centOS). The windows client connects through the Samba file protocol, and the Mac through AFP. For some reason the Mac ...
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805 views

Are ACLs for share points in OS X 10.6 fixed

Share points are 'broken' in OS X 10.5 in that inherited write permissions always take precedence over ACLs at the sharepoint itself. http://serverfault.com/questions/39976/os-x-afp-shares-and-access ...
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805 views

Pros/Cons of filesharing protocols for a Mac environment

In our school division, we have a OS X Server sharing files to up to 120 Mac clients [for things like home folders and group sharepoints]. The AFP protocol is the easiest to set up and use, but that ...
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OS X AFP shares and access

I am running 10.5.6 Client as a mini server and am having problems with AFP shares. All clients are OS X 10.5.7 I have created three users for 'File Sharing' only on the 'server'. I have created ...
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Can someone tell me how to reliably backup over a network using TimeMachine, without a TimeCapsule?

I've got a huge server (running Ubuntu Linux) which has got a 2TB raid sitting there just begging for me to backup to it. I run netatalk to enable sharing via the AFP protocol to my Macs (all my ...