Intel Mac :: Using Local Disk As Network-drive?


For a program I have to access a local disk as network drive. The path has to be the network path and not the local path (with the disk name) how can I do this? Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.7)

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Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Network Clients Accessing Local Hard Drives discussions.apple.com

I have a few applications that work best if things are saved to local drives as opposed to network storage. How do I set up (in MCX, preferably) permissions to allow network users to be able to save locally (on an iMac, so only 1 internal drive) instead of to a network share or their home (which is also on the network)? Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.4)

Mac Pro :: Newly Installed Internal Drive Not Readable discussions.apple.com

Tried to add a new internal drive to my Mac Pro.  Processor  3.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Memory  8 GB 1066 MHz DDR3 ECC Software  OS X 10.9.5 (13F34)  I wanted to add a new 2TB internal drive and it won't read. Disk Utility shows the new drive but I don't have highlighted options to verify disk, repair disk, verify disk permissions or repair disk permissions. Here's the info: Name :     WDC WD2001FASS-00W2B0 Media Type :     Disk      Partition Map Scheme :     Unformatted     Disk Identifier :     disk4     Media Name :     WDC WD2001FASS-00W2B0 Media     Media Type :     Generic [Code] ...... Info: Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9.5), Graphics ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB

MacBook Pro :: Disk Permissions Buttons Are Both Grayed Out discussions.apple.com

I have a 4 TB Western Digital external hard drive that I use with my MacBook Pro, running Mavericks. When I plug it in, I get "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer", with the option of either ejecting or ignoring. So, I ignore it, and the drive is, in fact, both readable and writeable. So, this is a minor annoyance at worst, unless it truly does become unreadable.  I opened Disk Utility. The disk is formatted Mac OS Extended (Journaled), there's a single partition of the proper size, and both the disk and the partition show no errors when I run Verify Disk. The disk permissions buttons are both greyed out, and owners enabled shows "no".  This doesn't happen with other external hard drives I use. However, when I connect the other hard drives, they appear in Disk Utility immediately below my internal hard drive and above my SuperDrive, while the problematic external drive appears below the line that appears underneath SuperDrive.  Info: MacBook Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9.4), 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 processor

IMac (Intel) :: HD Failed On 7.1 - Use External Drive To Run Computer? discussions.apple.com

I have an iMac made in mid 2007. It is an Intel Duo Core processor. The hard drive has failed. Apple says I can use an external drive to run it. I have a installation disk for Snow Leopard. How can I install Snow Leopard onto the external disk given that the computer is unusable? Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

Unable To Copy Data From Windows 7 64 Bit Professional To Pen Drive? www.tomshardware.com

we are unable to copy data from Windows 7 64 bit professional to pen drive, give access denied but i login from administrator, i copy data from pen drive to local disk

Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Applying Disk Image Of Model System To Macs? discussions.apple.com

Having created a disk image of a 'Model' Client and used SIU to create a netrestore version of same for our server, I realise that our satellite macs cannot access this over differing subnets. The Model DMG is on a portable usb drive, if I bring this to the remote office, how do I load this to the individual macs. DMG is a 10.6 system and applications, local macs are currently 10.4.

Software :: Backing Up Entourage 2004? forums.cnet.com

I have a network of about 40-50 Macs running Tiger or Leopard and they are all using Entourage 2004 configured for Exchange. This means that their mailbox email is backed up on the Exchange Server. However, in Entourage users can archive email out of their mailbox into an area within Entourage called 'Folders On My Computer'. Once the emails go in there its removed from their mailbox. My concern is that this area of Entourage is on the local hard drive and we don't backup local hard drives. We tell all users that their documents must be on the network fileserver to get backed up nightly. Does anybody else here look after networked Macs running Entourage with Exchange and have a backup plan for the local Entourage database ?

How To Restore Database From A Mapped Network Drived forums.databasejournal.com

How to Restore database from a Mapped Network Drived where i have taken backup from a production server and want to restore in Development server, without copying it to local harddrive. I do not have enough space on my local Drive. I am trying Following command, but i get error, saying cannot recognize 'g:mssql7ackupProduction.bak'. RESTORE DATABASE TestRestore FROM disk ='g:mssql7ackupProduction.bak' WITH REPLACE, MOVE 'TestRestore' TO 'c:mssql7dataNewNwind.mdf', MOVE 'TestRestore_log' TO 'c:mssql7dataNewNwind.ldf' Where g is my mapped drive Pavilion$h

OS X Leopard :: Desktop Icons Won't Display On Desktop discussions.apple.com

I recently installed a couple of what seemed to be interesting menubar items (MenuStrip and Isolator). Shortly after (not concurrent with) I lost the icons that show up on the Desktop of files in the Desktop folder. The files are all intact - nothing lost, they just don't show up on the Desktop. I've removed these two applications using AppZapper, run the new DiskWarrior 4.1.1, repaired the permissions, run repair disk from Disk Utility, reinstalled Leopard from the DVD, and now I'm at a loss on how to bring back those icons. I'm running OS X 10.5.5 on an Intel Mac Mini. I use a Newer MiniStack as my boot drive. If I boot from the internal drive (which is virtually virgin from the day of purchase), the Desktop icons from that user are displayed as they should be. Is there someway to "rebuild" the Desktop or otherwise bring things back to normal? Information: Intel Mac Mini Mac OS X (10.5.5)

My Local Disk Gone Missing www.bleepingcomputer.com

My local disk Drive D suddenly gone missing from my computer,disk management.when I tried to open some application,it says 'the drive or network connection that the shotcut '..

OS X :: Discs Possibly Work With All Intel-based Macbooks? forums.macrumors.com

Hopefully someone can answer this simply enough, any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm looking to grab a couple used macs and just wondering if I can use the copy of Tiger i have already, the one that came with my Macbook.My question is about compatibility with other macs. I have the original disks that came with my Macbook Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X 10.4.6.) Will these discs possibly work with all intel-based Macbooks? What about with a desktop?2) Will it work on all Intel based systems,

Intel Mac :: "Macintosh HDD Needs Repaired" discussions.apple.com

My Mac has been running slow lately.  Usually after using Facebook and Facebook games.  Do any of you think that Facebook may be the problem?  Also, I ran disk utility to repair disk permissions.  I then ran disk utility to verify Macintosh HD.  After the scan, disk utility reported that the disk needed to be repaired. It stated that I needed to restart the computer with anotther disk (Mac OS X installation disk for example) then use disk utility to repair Macintosh HD. How do I restart the computer from the installation disk?  I tried using the disk for Leopard but the Mac just started as usual.  I then tried to start the installation disk from my account, but I couldn't open the utility folder.  It said the utilities were not supported.  I am using Mac OS X 10.7.2 Info: Mac OS X (10.7.2), 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1 GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM

Mac Mini :: Seagate External Drives Not Using USB Power discussions.apple.com

I have two Segate external USB drives (1TB + 1.5TB) and have the exact same problem with 1.5TB drive. Both drives use external power and no power from the USB bus. I've tried switching power supply and USB cable between the drives (to make sure the problem is not related to the USB cable or power supply), but the 1.5TB disk s still ejects (umounts) it self randomly. The 1TB drive is stable and always mounted. Hardware: Mac Mini 1,3 CPU: 2.66 GZz Intel Core Duo RAM: 4 GB Software: OS X 10.6.4 External USB drive: 1.5 TB Segate Expansion External Drive Model Number: ST315005EXD101-RK Having read several similar threads my best guess would be that the problem is software related. Information: Mac Mini 3,1 Mac OS X (10.6.4) 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM

MacBook Pro :: Disk FULL Error When Export Movie In IMovie Or Burn Disk In IDVD forums.macrumors.com

Every time I try to export a movie in iMovie or burn a disk in iDVD an error message pops up and says that my startup disk is full. So I bought an external hard drive and backed up my mac using Time Machine. Now I want to delete everything off my mac's internal Hard Drive and use my external hard drive so I can empty my disk. Does this make sense? If so will you please tell me how to do so.

Copying SQL Backups To Network Backup Server www.dbforums.com

I back up my SQL Server databases to a separate disk subsystem local on my server, and I wanted to know if their was a way to copy the local backup to my network backup drive. I was thinking of using xp_cmdshell or xcopy. Which is better, and can someone included some example code to help me. Thanks in advance for the help.

Mac Pro :: Raid To Restore Images To Computer discussions.apple.com

I want to image a set of computers with a drive image without having to pull it from seperate hard drives and using disk utiliity to restore individually. How can I change how the computers are recognized so that they can be hooked into a pro and reconized as drives to include in a raid set? Target Disk Mode? Or is it even possible. Info: Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4), raid, image, imaging, disk utility

Mac Pro :: Use 1TB WD 7200 RPM As Data Storage? forums.macrumors.com

I read all the posts here in MacRumors regarding SSD as boot drive on a Mac Pro. I ordered the 80GB Intel SSD Gen 2. I'm planning to install it to my Mac Pro as a boot drive and use my 1TB WD 7200 RPM as media storage. Do I have to do like RAID or anything to 2 of my disks or I just simply do a fresh install on the SSD and copy all my media files to the 1TB HDD?

OS X Leopard :: Combining Files From One Backup To Another discussions.apple.com

For nearly 2 years, I've been using Time Machine to back up to a LaCie local drive (let's call it Drive A). At the end of July, Drive A would not boot onto my desktop causing my Time Machine backups to fail. Then, I started a NEW Time Machine backup on another LaCie local drive (let's call it Drive B). For the past few weeks I've been using Drive B for my Time Machine backups. Now, I've fixed the problem with Drive A and it's online, again. Now, I have two sources for my Time Machine backups... Drive A for backups from 11/2007 to 7/2009 and Drive B for backups from 8/2007 until now. Is there a way I combine both backups onto one drive (e.g. moving the individual, dated folders inside the backups.backupdb on Drive B to the backups.backupdb on Drive A) Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.5) 2 GHz Intel Core Duo / 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM

MacBook Air :: How To Install Snow Leopard Through An External Drive discussions.apple.com

I am now trying to install Snow Leopard as a way to fix this issue. I originally tried doing this via remote disc through my MacBook, but it didn't work. I then created a disk image of the Snow Leopard install DVD, partitioned an external hard drive so that it could be used as a startup disk, and restored it to that disk image. Then I plugged the drive into the Air and turned on the Air while holding down the option key. I chose the drive as the startup disk, but that's where I ran into the latest problem. Besides selecting the disk, it also wants me to select a wireless network for some reason. My wireless network is not appearing on that list (even after rebooting the router), so I chose the manual option and typed in the name and password manually. The little spinning icon (not the rainbow ball, that processing icon) is spinning next to the password field and has been for a while. Information: macbook air Mac OS X (10.5.8)

Software :: HD Won't Show On Startup Disk? macosx.com

I have an Imac 17" intel core duo 1.86 Gz, 512Mb ram. I put a new Hd because the other one died. When I go to disk utility I can see the HD. I formatted it as Macintosh HD and mounted it, however when i try to intall the OS using the original disks, it says "Software can't be installed on this computer". When i click on startup disk, the only thing i see there is the Mac OS DVD and Network start up, but no Hd at all. Some say maybe i don't have the original install disks but someone at the mac store said that the HD is not mounting and thats why the software can't be installed. Holding the Option Key at startup, only shows the Mac OS DVD. Am confuse why i can see the HD in disk Utility but in startup disk there is nothing.

Snow Leopard :: Main Hard Drive Not Shown After Upgrade discussions.apple.com

Using Mac Pro. Just upgraded to Snow leopard and all I have on my desktop is a I-disk hard drive icon. My main hard drive is no where. Already did permissions and verify disk. Any suggestions on how to get me main hard drive icon to show up. Information: Mac Pro Mac OS X (10.6)

OS X V10.7 Lion :: Disk Utility Can't Repair Time Machine Volume? discussions.apple.com

I have an external WD drive in a self-enclosed case, both purchased from OWC, used for my Time Machine backups. The disk and backups have been running just fine since I began using this disk over a year ago.  When I plugged in my disk yesterday (USB), it didn't mount. I ran Disk Utility on my 'Time Machine' partition, starting with verify disk. It reported that it needed to be repaired. When I run repair, it runs for several minutes and I see information of what is being done -- incorrect block count for file shutdown_time, incorrect block count for file permStore, etc -- but I always ends with "Disk Utility can't repair this disk" and that it needs to be reformatted.  I've run Repair Disk multiple times, all with the same answer so it seems running it again won't change the problem. Reformatting and starting fresh with Time Machine seems to be the only course of action  What specific issues should I be aware of as I reformat my Time Machine drive/app partition? Info: iPhone 4S, Mac OS X (10.7.4), MBP, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7

Snow Leopard :: Changing Format Without Losing Data discussions.apple.com

New MBP with Snow leopard. Is there a way to change the Disk Format type from MAC OS Extended to MAC OS Extended (Jounaled) without erasing or formatting the Data on the External HD? Have 6TB LaCie external Drive and need to change to MAC OS Extended (Journaled) and do not want to loose the data. Information: MacBook Pro 2 Mac OS X (10.6.1) MBP Intel Dual Core

Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Migrating A User To A Network Account? discussions.apple.com

One of my users has all her files on a local machine with a local login. I have created a network account for her with a home folder in it and have checked to see that she can log into any computer on the LAN that points to that directory server. How do use the "mobile user" setting so that all the files on her local machine are mirrored on the network drive and thus are available wherever she is on the LAN? I had heard that I could just switch on Mobile User but I do not see that option on in the System Preferences -> Accounts on the local machine. Information: OSX Server 10.6.2 Mac OS X (10.6.2) MacBook 2.2Ghz, 24"Intel iMac  20"G5 iMac ... SE30

Intel Mac :: Setup Network On 24, Have A Network Drive Installed Already? discussions.apple.com

Not sure even where to start. I have the Apple extreme router, WD network drive and 2 express units throughout the house. Looking to access the netwrk drive from MAcbook and TV that has internet connect through BLuRay disk.Router is behaving ok and the network drive is set up.Not sure where to from here. Any manuals available to take one through step by step? Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.7)

Ubuntu :: Fwbackups With External Hard Drive? ubuntuforums.org

I want to backup my documents, using Fwbackups, on an external hard drive (a LaCie Ethernet Disk mini). But I can't seem to access that drive from FWbackups. As a first test, I tried a One-time backup (to backup some of my personal folders).Using Nautilus file manager, I access the external hard drive simply by going to Network, then to "Edmini FTP" or to "EDmini SMB". But when I need to pick a destination folder in Fwbackups, I can't seem to find the external hard drive. I tried "local folder", then Browse, but Network doesn't appear. (Can I find it somewhere else?)I tried "local folder", then copy pasted the location from Nautilus [URL] but that didn't work - I get the red button, and when I do try the backup, I get "ERROR : The destination folder [URL] could not be created: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: [URL] So how do I choose my external hard drive as destination ?

OS X Leopard :: How To Share And Backup Files Between Two Macs discussions.apple.com

I've recently bought an iMac that I use for work. I've had a MacPro for some years so it happens that all my works, music and photos are on the latter. I've bought an external hard disk and connected to the airport extreme so I have a network drive I could use to share files between the two macs but it happens that this drive won't be included in the time machine backup process and time machine is really helpful for my job so a RAID solution for backup is to be excluded. Information: Mac Pro, iMac, Macbook Mac OS X (10.5.7)

Why No Folder Size In Windows 7 www.sevenforums.com

Yes, this is an old issue but I wanted to summarize a few points, and open it for further discussion: (1) Optionally displaying size of all folders has been a top-requested feature for years (2) Windows 7 Explorer does not have this, although hovering the mouse pointer over the folder will show individual folder size. (3) The Mac Finder displays folder size, although it's not enabled by default. (4) In XP, Windows add-on tools like FolderSize and TreeSize Pro would add a column to Windows Explorer showing folder size. Unfortunately the underlying API IColumnProvider was removed starting with Vista, so these tools don't work in either Vista or Windows 7. There are various arguments why Explorer can't display folder size, such as it would burden a network drive, it would be too slow, wouldn't handle junctions correctly, etc. These arguments break down because it has already been done: the feature has already been implemented on both Mac and Windows 3rd party tools. We can see ourselves how well or poorly it works. In general it works pretty well on local drives on contemporary hardware. Re network drives, it's easy to programmatically discriminate between network and local drives. One solution is only enable folder sizes for local drives. As on the Mac, another solution is don't enable it by default. Many users won't turn it on, so this lessens the impact. There are more sophisticated future solutions possible to optimize folder size query of a network server. E.g, the server maintains folder size info and reports it to the client, but these aren't needed as a 1st step. The lack of these don't preclude folder size working on local drives today. Proof of this is Mac and 3rd party XP tools work fine on local drives right now. With this in mind and considering Microsoft spent 6 billion dollars on Vista and several billion more on Windows 7, why wasn't folder size a basic feature of the Windows 7 explorer?

OS X :: Cannot Connect To Internet On Parallels? forums.appleinsider.com

I am running MAC OS X version 10.5.6, on an Intel Core 2 Duo iMac.Last week I installed Parallels 3 (and updated online to build 5608), and Windows XP SP3 Everything was working fine, however, over the last few days the network connection on Parallels has stopped working. It is still working fine on OS X.The message I get under network conections is:Local area connection......limited or no connectivity....Parallels network adapter.I tried to repair the connection, but the IP address could not be renewed.

Mac Pro :: How To Eject A Phantom Shared Disk Drive discussions.apple.com

I had a shared disk mounted on my Mac Pro.This drive was removed from the network without dismounting. Now the missing drive shows up under the DEVICES/SHARED tab on the Finder screen. It can't be moved to the trash. Rebooting doesn't help. Info: Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

System Restore Breaks My Computer www.sevenforums.com

so i dont know what happened to my hard drive but it went blank, so not it real life but i have a very very old computer. Its one of em hp media center pc's from the 2007 or the 2006. my intel thingy is intel platinum 4. my windows is windows 7 and when i launch the system repair disk it does not sense my hard drive and when i dont launch a disk in the computer and i boot it it says "please insert a boot disk or press a key to boot thingy"

Enumerating Valid Hard Disks Or Network Drives W/VB Code www.vbforums.com

Hi-I need code that will let me access or assess only hard disks or valid (connected) network drives, while 'ignoring' removable (floppy, thumb, etc) or CD/DVD drives. I saw the code example here on this site for vb.net, but I am using VB 6.0, not vb.net. I am writing a program to list .mp3's from a given local hard disk or network drive location. I already have the program working, but would like to make it easier by adding a feature to search and compile the list from your available drives (but not removable drives) for .mp3 media and need it to me 'smart' enough to ignore any removable drives. Thanks in advance!

OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Crashes Upon Opening? discussions.apple.com

I have trashed  toast preferences, repaired disk permissions anf have latest QuickTime, still it crashes Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.4 GHz intel core 2 duo

Desktops :: Unable To Eject Disk Form Drive On Imac? forums.cnet.com

I'm using a desktop IMac 15" and have come up against a problem I can't solve. I selected the disk drive as the start-up drive. Put the wrong disk in the drive and it is unable to start the comp. Now I have a blank screen and cannot eject the disk. This is the first MAC I've ever had that does not have manual ejection for the disk drive. What can I do short of ripping the cases apart?

Power Mac G5 :: Accessing On Local Network discussions.apple.com

I want to be able to access my G5 running tiger over my local network from two other macs with a wireless connection.Can someone point be to a "How To" I seem to be struggling. Information: Mac Pro 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 6GB Mac OS X (10.5.2)

Intel Mac :: How To Completely Reformat HD To Reinstall From Backup discussions.apple.com

I installed windows through bootcamp and partitioned my hard drive to about a 300Gb/600Gb windows and mac respectively. After a while i decided to remove the windows partition. As I was repartitioning the Hard Drive through disk utility my mac froze and went to a gray screen so I restarted it. Disk utility says that the process finished however it does not recognise the 300Gb I used for windows. i.e. Disk utility says there is one partition, and that the total capacity is about 1Tb. However the spaced used and space available adds up to 600Gb, its like the mac thinks that it is repartitoned to just 1, but not allowing me to acces that 300Gb. so my question is how do i completely strip back the hard drive to basic factory settings (iv backed up all my data to an external drive) so I can reinstall the mac operating system and repair the drive to make use of its full capacity, then re install from my backed up external drive. Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

General :: Do SSDs Really Have A Much Shorter Life Than HDDs superuser.com

HDD vs SSD durability After reading Jeff Atwood's recent blog post on solid state drives, I'm somewhat deterred in wanting to own one. I basically want to use solid state drives in my home network for the following purposes (all machines running 64bit Linux): My main (pwn3r) desktop computer. This will be my main workstation for work, video encoding, etc. This will be running an Intel 980x 6-core processor, making it a beast. My hard disk configuration will be: RAID-0: 2 Crucial 128GB Solid State drives for the main operating system(s), essentially providing 256GB of incredibly fast storage. RAID-1: 2 WD 2TB Hard Disk drives for media and backup storage. My network firewall computer. This will be running Untangle on my home network for content filtering and firewalling (if that's a word). It will be running an Intel Atom D525 dual core 1.8GHz processor. The hard disk configuration will consist of a single small 16-32GB solid state drive for the operating system and little, if anything, else. My home HTTP/SFTP/file/backup server. This will be running a dual-core Intel i3 processor; it will be used for some video encoding, as a local DLNA server, a HTTP server for a few largely static files and perhaps some interactive scripts, a SSH server, possibly OpenVPN, and will be used to back up critical files over the network. It will be running RAID-X (where X > 0), meaning RAID-1 or RAID-5 or 6 for fast, redundant data storage, as well as a small SSD for the operating system. I'm not exactly made of money, and I can't really count on buying four new SSDs every year or so. I can understand replacing them in computer number 1 once a year... maybe, but for the other computers which won't be utilizing the drive very much (ie: they're not power machines), it seems ridiculous to buy new drives this often. My question is this: can I actually depend on solid state drives like I would on hard disk drives? Also, is this the best economic option? I'd like to save as much power and heat as I can, and solid state drives seem to be the best option at this point.

OS X V10.7 Lion :: Register Youtube Videos On Mac Hard Drive? discussions.apple.com

how to register youtube videos on mac hard drive? iMac 21.5 po, mid 2010 .Processor Intel i3 Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2)