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Re: Questions about Netatalk running on Debian server

On 20120508_210017, Gregory Seidman wrote:
> On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 11:09:37PM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
> [...]
> > Does anyone have netatalk 2.2.2-1 working under Wheezy?  Can you point
> > me to some debugging instructions?  Or, can you lead me through some
> > tests to discover what is going wrong?
> I have netatalk that I built from wheezy src to run on my squeeze system.
> It is serving as a Time Capsule (i.e. network Time Machine backup volume)
> for two laptops running the latest MacOS X (10.7.3 Lion).
> I added the following line to /etc/netatalk/afpd.conf:
> - -transall -uamlist uams_dhx2.so -nosavepassword
> I added the following lines to /etc/netatalk/AppleVolumes.default (after
> commenting out the existing "Home Directory" line; replace xxxxx and yyyyy
> with usernames):
> ======snip=====
> ~/ "$u" allow:xxxxx,yyyyy cnidscheme:dbd options:usedots,upriv,noadouble
> /mnt/timemachine/tm1 TimeMachine1 allow:yyyyy cnidscheme:dbd options:usedots,upriv,tm
> /mnt/timemachine/tm2 TimeMachine2 allow:xxxxx cnidscheme:dbd options:usedots,upriv,tm
> ======snip=====
> Note that /mnt/timemachine/tm[12] are mountpoints for LVM partitions. I
> also had to touch .com.apple.timemachine.supported in each of the Time
> Machine mountpoints.
> I don't remember if I had to modify /etc/default/netatalk, but I have these
> two lines which make sure the right servers start:
> AFPD_RUN=yes
> DHX2 seems to be the right choice for UAM. Users connect with their unix
> usernames and passwords. None of the choices are tremendously secure. See 
> the Authentication section of
> http://netatalk.sourceforge.net/2.2/htmldocs/configuration.html for
> details.
> Let me know if you have any further questions.
> > Please help.
> > Paul E Condon           
> --Greg

Thanks, Greg
Unfortunately for this project, it has been push down on my things-to-do
stack, by family problems. But this will surely help when I can get back
to working on this. 

Paul E Condon           

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