AppleShare


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AppleShare

Earlier software from Apple that turned a Mac into a file server. AppleShare worked in conjunction with the Mac operating system and could coexist with other Mac applications in a non-dedicated mode. It was replaced by Mac OS X Server.
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The Power Mac fix took about six hours and $300 to upgrade from AppleShare 3 to AppleShare 4.
Photographers then sent the photos to Boston on AppleShare using a T-56 line directly into a DEC VAX at the Christian Science Publishing Society.
Multi-user versions use a client/server architecture running on Windows NT, Novell NetWare or Appleshare servers.
Client workstations with suitable Ethernet cards must be 386 or better PCs, or Mac II models with 32-bit QuickDraw, MultiFinder, AppleShare and Ethernet software.
To accommodate these requirements, the NASD must support a variety of networking protocols (such as NFS, NetWare, LAN Manager and AppleShare).
AppleShare and Harris Configuration and System Management software permit creation of folders for Mac files and their storage in the Unix file system on the server's Sun platform (Sparcstation IPC with 24MB RAM, floppy disc drive, 207MB internal SCSI hard disc drive and Ethernet interface).
It utilizes barcode labels and a barcode scanner, comes with easy-to-follow manuals, and works within an AppleShare or Novell NetWare environment.
And, while lacking multiuser functionality, he said AppleShare will be built into the operating system so that anyone's volume can become accessible by others on a network.