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Apple’s support page for file sharing is at:

Mac OS X Server Administration Guides

The following documents provide more information about installing Mac OS X Server. All of these and more are available at

  • Getting Started
  • Upgrading and Migrating
  • File Services Administration
  • Windows Services Administration
  • User Management
  • Command-Line Administration

Apple Knowledge Base Documents

You can check for new and updated Knowledge Base documents at

Document HT1822, “Mac OS X Server: Admin Tools compatibility information”

Document TA23008, “Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: ‘Connection failed’ error when connecting to an AFP server”

Document HT2202, “Mac OS X Server 10.5: Setting a custom umask”

Document TA24986, “Mac OS X Server 10.5: About Kerberized NFS”


Mac OS X Server File-Sharing Issues:

Network File System (NFS) version 4 Protocol:

AFP Reconnect/Timeout Definitions and Behavior:

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