A way to disable the SMB signing mechanism at the Apple Time Capsule?

Apple Time Capsule related technical question. In short, – does there exist a way to disable at the Time Capsule the SMB signing feature? Regarding the original SMB1 protocol, the signing mechanism is slowing down the overall performance extremely. For example, writing to the Time Capsule network share is over a Gigabit LAN connection at … Read more

Trying to use network home under macOS with Samba AD (Synology) fails with permission errors

We setup a Samba AD on a Synology NAS using their Synology Directory Server. We successfully bound two iMacs to the AD. However, when logging in, the login process hangs because of permission errors: Application Specific Information: Event history: ( “ACDServerCreateDirectory(‘file:///home/test2/Library/Accounts/’) failed: Error Domain=NSCocoaErrorDomain Code=513 \”Du hast nicht die Zugriffsrechte, um die Datei \U201eAccounts\U201c im … Read more

Can’t open folder on (encrypted) APFS drive in Finder after sharing through SMB and setting “Everyone” to “Read Only”

I have a folder that I use to backup my Android phone to. It is shared over SMB. Until recently this folder resided on an old Time Machine drive formatted as HFS+. I’ve now moved the folder to a new drive formatted as APFS with encryption. I’ve configured the share the same way I did … Read more

When accessing my Windows DFS share on my Mac machine, it shows empty folder

I have a domain server mydomain.com and a DFS server which is part of mydomain.com. DFS server has a share with namespace //mydomain.com/Datashare, which points to a TestData folder inside the machine. TestData has few files 1.txt,2.txt. When i access my DFS share on a windows machine it mounts the share and shows the folder … Read more

Disable storage of invisible files “._” on my cfs or smb network storage

I use OS X Mavericks and have some company storage drives mounted (using smb or cfs). (smb://username@address.path.toserver.com/directory/data). When I work with files on the drive or copy files to the drive, some hidden files are created. Most of these files start with dot-dash ._ and then the filename of the original file, like: ._test001.png ._test002.png … Read more