Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) SMB Fix

Posted by: Jennifer Zelazny | 2 Comments

I ran into an issue earlier today where I could not connect to a SMB share after my upgrade to Mac OS X 10.5. After some research, I found a thread in Apple’s Discussions. Basically…you need to not use “Connect to Server…” – you need to mount/unmount the SMB share via the command line. Basic Mount/Unmount Process Create a directory (folder) where you want the mounted share to appear. I created a folder called “SMB” on my Desktop Type in the following command: mount_smbfs //[email protected]/remote_share /Users/useyourusername/Desktop/SMB in the terminal You will be prompted for your password, type it in You… Read More »

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