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Mac OS X File Sharing with TCP/IP
This article explains how to connect to an Apple file server using TCP/IP.
AppleTalk Retirement: TCP/IP File Sharing in Mac OS X
To make sure you connect to your file servers after AppleTalk is retired from University routers, you can use TCP/IP based Apple Filing Protocol (AFP). The following instructions delineate the steps necessary to make an AFP connection.
- You can connect to an AFP server using Mac OS X's built-in
networking capabilities. Go to the Go Menu → Connect to Server. This
should open up the "Connect to Server" window.
- To connect to a file server using AFP over TCP/IP, click on the button that says "Server IP Address..."
- In the "Server Address" field, put "afp://" and either the hostname
or the IP address of the computer you want to connect to. Then click on
the connect button.
- You'll be prompted for your username and password for the AFP Server.