Netatalk is for Unix servers to share files via Apple File Protocol. Very useful for Time Machine backups when you need more space or security than a Time Capsule.

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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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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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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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Netatalk Spotlight indexing hangs

I have set up a Netatalk server and I'm stuck configuring the spotlight search. The server is ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've installed the tracker and the miner that are required for indexing. According to ...
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Linux server with Samba 4 as DC, filserver and netatalk (AFP for OS X)

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server with samba 4.0.6 and netatalk 3.0.4. Samba is DC and fileserver. All with ACL and ext4 with acl filesystem. I managed to get the ubuntu server to join the domain with ...
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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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Netatalk 3.0.1 disconnects with Bad file descriptor on FreeBSD

I am having trouble with my netatalk server 3.0.1 on FreeBSD-9.1 RELEASE. Netatalk was installed from the ports collection and is sharing some directories over the network. Update also netatalk ...
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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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OS X server large scale storage and backup

I really hope this question doesn't come across as trolling or asking for buying advice. It's not intended. I've just started working for a small ad agency (40 employees). I actually quit being a ...
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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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Ubuntu with Netatalk and Samba TimeMachine can't connect

I installed netatalk on my Ubuntu Server a few weeks ago and configured it so that I could use Timemachine from my mac to backup on a server instead of a external hard drive. It worked really good ...
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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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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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Each user can only use 1 GB of space in this one folder, and unlimited elsewhere

I have a small problem. I have a folder called backups, and I have users who backup to this folder via a netatalk volume. I want each user to have a quota in this folder, say 1GB, but this quota only ...
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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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scp vs netatalk, samba, and/or vsftpd with External USB drive

I set up a ubuntu server machine to share an ext2 formatted external usb drive. When attempting to copy a single 275MB files from said device through netatalk, I get estimated download rates at around ...
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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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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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apt-get erroring because of a broken package

Everytime I run apt-get install or update on my server I get the following error: (May not be exactly this because I am translating from portuguese) An error was found when processing: netatalk E: ...
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connecting to Ubuntu file share from Mac OS X

I have a headless Ubuntu server running on my network. Initially I had configured it for SAMBA for use with my windows machines and that seemed to work ok. I've just bought a Mac and am trying to ...
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How can I get rid of / hide :2eDS_Store files on my linux netatalk server?

I'm running a netatalk server process on my linux server that serves files up to Mac client machines. Whenever you use Mac's Finder to access foreign filesystems over netatalk, it creates '.DS_Store' ...
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Can netatalk be configured to adhere to ACL's?

Is is possible, and if so how, to configure Netatalk to respect ACL's? I'm running Debian Lenny, with the ACL packaged installed. ACL's work great using SSH, which is why I started using it. But, if ...
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Mac OS X clients cannot see extended ACLs through samba or netatalk on a debian server

I have set up a debian box as a replacement for an old windows server for my company's central file repository. I am using acl enabled ext3 filesystem. We need to be able to use extended access ...
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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 ...