[TriLUG] apple file sharing protocol
lovelace at wayfarer.org
Fri Apr 9 15:37:48 EDT 2004
Ralph Blach said the following on 4/9/04 3:12 PM:
> My son has Apples computers at his school and they are using OSX. Here
> are my questions.
> What file sharing protocal does Apple use.
> Can linux be a file server to a group of apple machines. If , how?
If they're using OS X, then it's quite easy. OS X supports not only
AppleTalk, but also Samba and NFS. Probably the easiest thing would be to
just setup samba on a linux box and have the OS X machines connect
that way. <Apple>-k from the Finder brings up the network connect
dialog. Specify "smb://hostname/path", username and password and you're
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