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We have two macs which is connected to a WiFi network. One mac is named 'mobi4' and other mac is named 'mobi6'. In Finder window, I choose Go -> Connect To Server and type mobi6, but I get an error "There was a problem connecting to the server "mobi6". However, in File sharing options, it is given that "Other users can access shared folders on this computer, and administrators all volumes, at afp:// or “mobi6”". I tried "mobi6.local" as well in the Connect To Server dialog box.

How to connect to the other mac which just the computer name?

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Do you have the Firewall running on mobi6? Can you run iTunes or iPhoto on both machines and them see each others' libraries? – JBRWilkinson Oct 22 '12 at 9:41
Oh, I am not sure. I will test it and say. – thandasoru Oct 22 '12 at 16:28
Have you tried afp://mobi6.local? Also, do they appear in the Finder sidebar in the Shared section? (You may need to show 'Connected Servers' in Finder Preferences -> Sidebar tab -> check Connected Servers box in the Shared section) – binarybob Oct 22 '12 at 21:10
yup, I tried afp://mobi6.local. However, I get the same error. Ya, If I connect by typing the IP, I see the mobi6 in my sidebar. As @JBRWilkinson said I will try to see if I can see mobi6 iTunes libraries in my mac – thandasoru Oct 23 '12 at 4:52
@JBRWilkinson nope, firewall is turned off in both machines and I am still not able to connect. Also, I can't see mobi6 libraries in my iTunes. – thandasoru Oct 23 '12 at 4:56

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