Solved

File Sharing on a windows box

Posted on 2006-06-20
3
553 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I have heard of people sharing using "IP" over a mac instead of Apple talk.  So if a mac wants to connect to a pc just using its IP address, what protocol is it using ?  SMB ?  what is the difference?

0
Comment
Question by:focusen
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
cre8tive earned 500 total points
ID: 16945701



I connected my pc and mac at home by just connecting them both to the same ethernet cable and enabling sharing on the mac and using the network wizard on pc. Here's some tutorials:
OS X
http://www.mac-connect.com/
http://www.mac-connect.com/win_mac_samba.php
http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2002/11/19/mac_pc.html

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106461

Ip by firewire:
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20031112091634533
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Silly_Burrito
ID: 16947682
Yes, you can use samba. All you have to do is make sure that it's got the same workgroup name (usually MSHOME). Then, in finder, you choose Connect to server, type in the IP like this smb://192.168.1.67. As long as the Windows PC is sharing a folder, the Mac will be able to connect to it.
0
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:strung
ID: 16983214
Also, see the two links at the left of this page for Mac/PC file sharing setup:  http://www.joelshoemaker.com
0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Information security is a multi-billion dollar industry. Just as lucrative is the black market industry which trades stolen identities, credit card numbers and software exploits all over the world. Nothing is hack-proof. The best one can do is make …
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

832 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