[Last Call] Learn about multicloud storage options and how to improve your company's cloud strategy. Register Now

x
?
Solved

Setting up Shared folders on a G3 to be seen on a windows network

Posted on 2004-08-12
10
Medium Priority
?
281 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I've just completed setting up my windows server 2000 and 2003 for appletalk and appleshare.  My G3 is able to access the shared folders on my servers but I want to find out how to set up a shared folder or drive on the mac so that the servers can see it and I can map to it.
0
Comment
Question by:Stratovarius0827
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 5
10 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
ID: 11794157
What OS is the mac running? OS X? If it's OS X open the sharing control panel and turn on windows filesharing. If it's OS 9, you're outta luck and will have to purchase Dave. Of course, if your mac is running OS X you should get rid of apple services on the windows box. Their implementation of appleshare is pitiful.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Stratovarius0827
ID: 11794833
I am running OSX 10.1.5.  I do have the file sharing in the System Preferences on.  If I get rid of the apple services in windows then the Mac cannot connect to the servers.  As of right now the mac can see all of my servers but is there a way to share an entire slave drive.  What settings can be made?

Thanks again for the other advise.
0
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
weed earned 150 total points
ID: 11794879
Yeow, that's an old OS. I'd suggest updating to 10.3.5 which makes huge advances in windows filesharing. OS X supports SMB natively so getting rid of apple services shouldnt be an issue assuming the windows machine is set up properly. Turn on windows filesharing in the sharing control panel and when you log into the Mac using an administrator account, from the windows machine, youll see all the drives.
0
Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

 

Author Comment

by:Stratovarius0827
ID: 11795076
I do have 10.3.5 but my G3 is a WallStreet style G3 Power Book so I'm not sure if it's possible to put Panther on there.  I did try and update the firmware but I can't seem to get it updated.  I will try out the windows administrator account and see how it goes with that and get back to you.

Thanks again weed.
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
ID: 11795142
Yes, 10.3.5 will go on a wallstreet but none of the OS X versions are going to be fast on it. 10.3.5 should at least be faster than 10.1.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Stratovarius0827
ID: 11795216
I did at one point try and install 10.3.5 BUT it seems that when the OS is installing it gets half way through the install then for some reason the machine shut's itself down.  Is there a special setting that I would need to make before I start the main install.  I even tried custom installs.  I know this seems like a totally different question and should be in another question pool but I thought I'd present it to you for a possible solution.

Thanks again.
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
ID: 11795249
Are you booting from the 10.3.5 CD or installing it from 10.1.5? Could be a firmware issue.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Stratovarius0827
ID: 11795280
I'm booting from the CD 10.3.5.  If it's a possible firmware issue are there any specific sites that I can get a firmware update for a WallStreet G3 PowerBook.  I've looked in the past but was unsuccessful

0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
ID: 11795732
Apparently Apple doesnt think that machine needs a firmware update for OS X so we're back to square one. When you boot off the OS X CD you can choose to reformat the drive. You should do it just to give yourself a fresh start.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Stratovarius0827
ID: 11795783
I'll give it a shot.

Thanks again for all your comments.

Strat...
0

Featured Post

Enroll in October's Free Course of the Month

Do you work with and analyze data? Enroll in October's Course of the Month for 7+ hours of SQL training, allowing you to quickly and efficiently store or retrieve data. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SUMMARY Enterprise backup in a heterogeneous network is a subject full of complications and restrictions. Issues such as filename & path structure, attributes and extended metadata always tend to complicate the subject to the extent where either …
In this article we will discuss some EI Capitan Mail app issues and provide some manual process to resolve them.
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

650 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question