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As you would have to disable writing of hidden files on every mac that could connect to your share, a better option would be to stop this at the share and not on the clients. All you need to do is to edit your share config (for example in Linux in /etc/samba/smb.conf) and add the following option into your share config: veto files = /._*/.DS_Store/ Now ...


What you are really looking for is a smbclient alternative using smbutil but just like you, I couldn't make it work. So what you can do is to install samba with homebrew like this: brew install samba If brew link complains with: Error: The `brew link` step did not complete successfully The formula built, but is not symlinked into /usr/local Could ...


If your user account is a member of a domain (common in office settings), You'll likely need to know your domain AND username.. in the username field when you hit 'connect as', type DOMAIN\USERNAME (but replace those with your actual domain and username)

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