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Access Remote Disc across a WAN or two LANs separated by VPN

We've used Remote Disc to access a DVD reader attached to one computer on a LAN before. Now that we're all 'work from home', we've got a VPN setup that creates peer-to-peer connections between all of ...
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Using zgrep on a remote drive eats space on my local Mac

I connect to a remote drive via WebDAV protocol, whereon I have a folder full of about 143 .tar.gz files containing data dumps, whereamong I'm trying to find my email. Herefor, I use this command: ...
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Remote WebDAV hard disk loses connection when copying thereto

From my 2018 MacBook Pro I connect to a remote hard disk (located in other town) via WebDAV HTTPS protocol. The remote hard disk is Synology RackStation 2414RP+. Whenever I try to copy files larger ...
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DIY replacement of DVD drive with an SSD?

I have a late 2011 15" MacBook Pro. It has a 750 GB HDD and I'm about to upgrade the RAM from 2x4 GB to 2 x 8 GB. I am looking for do-it-yourself resources/guides to either (depending on difficulty): ...
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Remotely access hard disk of my Time Capsule being used a primary router

I tried to follow methods 2 and 3 outlined in this guide https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3413 on accessing my Time Capsule hard disk from outside of my network. Unfortunately, both these ...
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Why my Only NAS is shown as NAS-2 in Finder

I have been using my NAS named JBPersonalCloud for a while, and I always used Wi-Fi to connect to my home network. A few days ago, I connected my Mac to my home network via both Wi-Fi and Ethernet ...
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Any value to "Remote Disc" on a laptop that has an optical drive? [closed]

According to this article: I just got off the phone with applecare support. It IS an error, the Remote Disc icon is not supposed to be there. It is only meant to be installed on the macbook air....
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Accidentally deleted external SSD

I accidentally deleted my external SSD using the delete function in Disk Utility, and now it does not show up using diskutils list in Terminal nor in Disk Utility. I have disconnected and reconnected ...
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Intempestive remote server/connection failed windows

I have the following connection failed message on OSX 10.12.4. I'm used to access to a distant hard drive through a VPN (Cisco Anyconnect), but I removed that connection and the vpn software about two ...
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Who is hosting the remote disc when reinstalling OS from remote disc

I have a used mac book pro and have to reinstall the OS from remote disc. My question is: is the remote disc in this case (OS install) hosted by Apple or is it hosted by some other users' laptops?
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USB key behaves as a CD

My USB key behaves as a CD, because I'm not able to copy a .dmg file from my MacBook Pro 2016 with `sudo dd if=/Users/jeremiegauthier/Downloads/ubuntu-gnome-16.10-desktop-amd64.dmg of=/dev/rdisk2 or ...
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how to add a ssh directory in finder?

I have a linux computer and I can access to it trough the terminal with the command: ssh [email protected] Now I am trying to access to the folders in that computer trough finder using the ...
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How Do I Remove Remote Disc from Finder (not in the Sidebar)

I've an iMac 10.10.3. When I open Finder and go to iMac under Devices I see my HDD, NAS, etc. But I also see "Remote Disc". I can't eject it (right click->Eject doesn't do anything) or trash it (The ...
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How do I determine how full a remote volume is?

I use a remote volume on my wife's Mac Mini as a shared music library. How do I know how full that volume is getting without logging into her machine? Get Info is unavailable.
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External Drive doesn't want to live in sidebar

I have a remote hard drive (afp/smb) that won't live in the finder sidebar. Actually I have two, and one simply will not live in the finder sidebar. Everything else seems to function normally, ...
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Trouble installing from Remote Disc

My MacBook has no optical drive. I have a Mac installation disc mounted and shared on a local Ubuntu machine and can access it, on the MacBook through the Remote Disc device in Finder. However, the ...
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Can I enable Remote Disc on a computer that shipped with an optical drive?

I replaced the optical drive in my 2009 MacBook Pro with an SSD drive. I have enabled CD & DVD Sharing on another computer (running OS X 10.7.5) on my local network and inserted a data CD, but ...
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Can Aperture be migrated or reinstalled from iMac to MacBook Pro (which has no DVD drive)?

Can Aperture be migrated or reinstalled a new MacBook Pro which has no DVD drive? Would target disk mode work to simply copy the file? I think Aperture usually runs an "installation" rather than just ...
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