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If you're using Lion, you can use smbutil: usage: smbutil [-hv] subcommand [args] where subcommands are: help display help on specified subcommand lookup resolve NetBIOS name to IP address status resolve IP address or DNS name to NetBIOS names view list resources on specified host dfs list DFS referrals identity identity ...


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I'm in a similar position at work, with a mixed environment. We use WinShortcutter, which is freeware. The allows you to right-click on a UNC path (such as \\FileServer01\topfolder\subfolder\shared.doc) and Open as Windows Link: It's quite configurable as well, and allows drive mappings (so when you are sent a link that starts S:/folder, it will allow you ...


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There are actually two messages you're referring to: "This operation can't be completed because the item is in use" and "The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have permission to access some of the items." If you see the first one - I sometimes get that message too. Quite often this can be resolved by running: sudo lsof | grep ...


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I ran across this today which is one way to do it. In summary for Mountain Lion: Edit the file /etc/auto_master Within add /- auto_smb Create /etc/auto_smb Within add /Volumes/mount_point -fstype=smbfs,soft ://user:pass@smbserver/share The author goes onto mention a second method using the vifs command, but I've never tried that one and it seems to do ...


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You could install Samba3 through Macports and then you'll have smbpasswd available again. Install Xcode from Apple - If you download Xcode from the Mac App Store, be sure to use the Xcode preferences to subsequently download the command line tools or use the xcode-select tool to get the BSD command line tools placed in your path. MacPorts needs make, gcc ...


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When you access a file share, you could try using CMD + k in Finder (Connect to server), and then type the address as a CIFS or SMB path - ie. cifs://my.server/SomeFileShare or smb://my.server/SomeFileShare Disclaimer: I don't have Mavericks, and no access to my Mac right now. And I'm not even certain that Finder doesn't somehow jump on AFP anyhow. Edit: ...


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Mount the share that you want and then open "System Preferences - Users and groups - Login items" Click the + symbol to add a new login item and then select the network share from the window that opens. The volume should open on every login. Check the box next to it to hide the item. This should keep the Finder window from appearing.


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We have had a very similar (if not the same) problem ever since we upgraded our server to Windows 2008 R2. (WinServer 2003 was fine.) However, the main symptom we encountered, is somewhat different: We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are ...


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I had been using 10.7 for the last two years, and have a Windows 7 server in the closet that I use to share files with all the Mac and Windows users in our office, of which there are equal amounts of each due to their differing roles (Accounting, Coding, Editing on FCP). As an Apple support tech, I have seen many of my clients with odd issues as soon as ...


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It depends on how this was set up to launch. From boot, Go > Connect to Server > (click the dropbox) and select clear recent servers, if not using any. Then go to System Preferences > Accounts and see if there is something set up in the Login Items tab related to the server and clear. Restart and test. If it continues I'd check Macintosh HD > Library > ...


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Chad, Thanks for the link. Petrock had the solution. Here it is: I used the free Pref Setter app to edit the plist file. You probably used one of those "set hidden finder features" apps/utils, didn't you... naughty person you is... If you open up ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist with Property List Editor and see an entry for ...


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Essentially: The operating system has lost its integrity at least one bundle – the corecrypto.kext kernel extension – is missing there's no explanation for the loss. Can you be sure that all other parts of the OS are integral? Recommendations Verify the file system: use Disk Utility. Verify the disk more thoroughly. For this you might use ...


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This seems to be a known issue as I remember running across a work-around the other day at TUAW: http://www.tuaw.com/2013/10/27/did-mavericks-kill-your-network-drive-access-heres-a-fix/ Basically what they are telling you to do is replace the SMB:// in the Go > Connect To Server... dialog box with CIFS:// I gather this forces the Mac to use an older ...


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Actually Apple has added a new implementation of SMB as it is now the default filing protocol for file sharing (actually SMB2) http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57588593-263/os-x-mavericks-switches-to-smb2-networking/ While I don't recognize the error you are getting, try replacing SMB in your connection string with CIFS. EG: cifs://server/share That ...


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First of all, let's try to verify that OS X is using SMB2 for your shared drive. Can you connect via Finder to your NAS share drive? Then open a Terminal (type terminal in Launchpad) and execute the command mount without any parameters, like this: mount This should output you several lines, one of which should be about your shared drive and how OS X is ...


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Try to restart File Sharing in the Sharing Preference Pane. There is a bug in OS X that still lives in 10.8.5, where a race condition can cause File Sharing to start before an auth configuration is done, causing it to fail any SMB connection to network shares with any sort of privileges. One solution to automatize this process is to create a launchd agent ...


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I've made a sequence of troubleshooting suggestions in the comments, which I'm recording as an answer below. If we find a solution, I'll edit this answer. 1. Ensure OSBundleAllowUserLoad is true Apple's man page for kextload says For most kexts, kextload must run as the superuser (root). Kexts installed under /System/ with an OSBundleAllowUserLoad ...


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You are correct. Since both server volumes have the same name, Login Items will think you are trying to add the same exact shares to Login Items. To get around this, create an Automator application that follows this basic pattern: Then drop this Automator application into your Login Items. Every time that you login going forward it will run the script, ...


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Our network person figured it out. This was his explanation of the issue & the fix, just in case anyone runs into a similar migration issue in the future Using the smbutil lookup command in terminal I was able to see that the Macs were resolving the NETBIOS name of the server to two wrong IP addresses. Since SMB uses WINS to resolve names I was ...


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If you mount the share using terminal you can assign the mount point to a local directory. Source: Macworld Mac OS X Hints: Ten different ways to connect to servers create a directory -- the mountpoint -- where the contents of the mounted server will appear. $ mkdir /mnt/music $ mkdir /mnt/movie The mount command should be more or less familar: ...


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If you're moving between two different shares, even if they're on the same host, there's no way to avoid the local copy, without changing your configuration. From the Mac's point of view, the shares are two distinct entities. Even though the hostname/IP is the same, there's no way for the OS to match up the directory tree of one share with the other, let ...


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Feels a bit cheeky answering my own question but I've spent enough time searching through boards that don't go anywhere to know how frustrating that can be. It's not a permissions issues, I like a lot people assumed it was a permissions issue. It's file locking. The Mac opens a file that's hosted on the server and closes it, but the directory above the ...


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You don't have to manually edit a configuration file; it's possible to share drives via SMB using the Sharing control panel. Under the File Sharing service, hit the "Options..." button to enable SMB: This will make your shared folders accessible via SMB to the specified users. It shouldn't matter what the source filesystem is (FAT, HFS, or other) as long ...


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To be honest it sounds like it could be a bug in DropBox, and you should contact them to find a solution (and please post the solution here if they give you one). Why do you have the DropBox folder on the server? Why not have a dropbox folder on the server and a completely separate one on your notebook? Perhaps it's not what you want, but it seems like ...


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Solution: Join the Mountain Lion system to the Active Directory domain. User can still log in with their local user name, but when connecting to smb://servername, OSX will stop defaulting to .local for credentials. This is new to ML, and I think it is a bug, but this is the only solution that we have found.


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We faced the same issue. At the office you can't see the shares, but connect through smb. Through a VPN this ain't possible. The answer is in the length of the share-name. Mountain lion can only see them if the length of the sharename is 12 characters or less. Seems like a bug to me. Changing the sharenames is what we did to resolve this issue.


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I'm going to assume its windows server as you're mounting a wwwroot. Ensure your user david.hall has file permission access to the correct hierarchy not just share permissions. This is usually why stuff mounts as read-only from the win side. OS X just mounts the share as normal unless you specify otherwise.


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Did you have a look at the man page? Shouldn't smbutil lookup [-w host] name do the job? Global options are as follows: -h Print a short help message. -v Verbose output. The commands and local options are: help command Print usage information about command. lookup [-w host] [-t node_type] [-e] name Resolve the given ...


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I, too, find this a pain with my QNAP box. FYI the firmware has now been updated to 3.6.0 released just a few days ago, and there is some noticeable improvement with the update. However, you may consider using the iSCSI feature among the QNAP settings to make the file shares appear as a hard drive showing up on your desktop for better speed. I've noticed ...



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