OS X Server: Shared folders on external storage no longer available after logging out locally from the server


If no administrator is logged into the server running OS X Server (Mountain Lion), shared folders on external storage will not be available to users over any sharing protocol such as AFP or SMB.

If clients have a share mounted that is on an external drive when the administrator logs out, the connection to the share will be lost.


Update to OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 and OS X Server v2.1, or later.

Last Modified: Sep 27, 2012
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