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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Share with AFP

AFP has just one proviso when it comes to file sharing: because it's the longest-established method of moving documents around under any version of the Macintosh operating system, even before it was called Mac OS, Macs running Mac OS 9 through Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) can't access Leopard and Tiger AFP servers without a setting change.

Macs running Tiger and Leopard don't use the old AppleTalk protocol for AFP, relying instead on IP networking. If you need to access a Tiger or Leopard AFP server from Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X 10.3 or earlier, you must enable AppleTalk.

On a particular file-sharing Macintosh, running any version of Mac OS X, AppleTalk can be active on only a single network connection at a time—you can't turn it on for both ...

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