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How to make shares accessible from Mac os

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Recently I have upgraded a costumers server from Server 2003 to SBS2008.
The costumer has got two Macintosh macbooks with this strange :-) Mac OS.
In the old days these Macbooks could access the same shares as the Windows users but not any more.
How do I enable the SBS2008 to make the shares also visible from Macs?
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Not sure there's anything you need to do.  I have a server in house running Server 2008 R2, which I realize is not SBS, but still...

And all I needed to do was Go To Server from Finder and to SMB://servername/sharename like I would for any other Windows server share I want to mount.
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ok this works but is EXTREMELY slowly.
Every browsing takes minutes.
is there anything I can do from the server?
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I found this thread on EE that might help. MS dropped the File Services for Mac in 2008.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Apple/Networking/Appletalk/Q_23559098.html
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