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Sharing folders with Macs

Posted on 2008-09-29
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Hello Experts,

I had to re-install Windows 2003 on one of my servers.  When sharing folders, I go into the 'Shared Folders' snap-in and select 'New Share'  in the past it has asked me at one point if I wanted to also shared it with Macs.  Now it no longer does that.

Thanks,
Wayne
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The mac should not need anything extra. Just use SMB. You are probably referring to the appletalk protocol which used to have to be installed for MAc clients to connect.
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you may be correct.  but in the past, if i did not share the folder that way, some of our mac users would get some funky characters for file names.
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