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Hello,

 

I currently have an XSAN Server that connects all our computers to the network. I have a external hard drive (for Archive Purpose) connected to the Server throught fire wire. The problem I am running into is sharing the External Drive so all the computers can see the external drive as well as read and write.  So essentially I would like to have the External Hard Drive show up on all the Computers instead of having to address the main computer on the server. Any thoughts?  Within the server we have multiple users and groups.  Do I have to create a new group?

 

Thanks

Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Camelot Level 8 Level 8 (45,670 points)
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    Jul 1, 2013 7:39 PM (in response to AggieVision)

    You can't do this with a FireWire drive.

     

    FireWire doesn't support multiple hosts trying to access the same device at the same time.

     

    If you're using FireWire then your only option is to have the host it is connected to act as a network file server to make it available over the network (so clients write to the server over the network, the server writes to disk over FireWire).

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