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If you have Internet connectivity (who doesn't these days), you can use a Cloud Service to create a shared filespace that you can not only use between computers, you can use between computers located essentially anywhere. My favorite is OneDrive, but I have also used Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox. These are all cross platform (OS X, iOS, Android, Windows (...


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You could map a folder on the local Mac to the PC and then just move files using the PC copy interface. That's probably the simplest and works across many versions of windows and OS X as well as regardless of the network configuration. You could set up a proper network share on the PC or Mac as well, but that's more work for little payoff.


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I have a similar issue; it happens from time to another that we lose the internet connection in my office. We are still connected to the server by ethernet so what I do is to share my mobile data connection. I need the connection to the server for file access so I only need to set the wifi to be on top of the list, no need to unplug the ethernet cable. ...


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It should still be there on the Apps panel, though it's more confusingly-located than I seem to remember it used to be. You have to scroll right down past the Apps section where you can add/remove/arrange apps, and you'll eventually get to a File Sharing section with a list of apps that support file sharing. If you found your way there but the list is ...


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To mount a hard drive on a custom mountpoint: You can do this with diskutil mount and the -mountPoint option. From the man page: mount [readOnly] [-mountPoint path] device Mount a single volume. If readOnly is specified, then the file system is mounted read-only, even if the volume's underlying file system and/or device and/or ...


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Make sure SMB sharing is enabled under the options in the sharing panel.


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Do you have /etc/nsmb.conf or ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf files on either the machines that do or do not manage to connect? If you do, what is their content? If you do the following commands on a non-working OSX box; what do you get back? ping <servername> smbutil lookup <servername> smbutil status <servername> smbutil identity -N ...


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Try running this command in Terminal: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.smb.server.plist SigningRequired -bool false



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