Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

mDNS / Bonjour Bible – List of Common Service Strings for various vendors

For anyone who has struggled finding mDNS (aka Bonjour) service strings for various services, hopefully this will help you! Service String Friendly Name Type Source _adisk._tcp.local Time Capsule Backups Apple Proprietary Link _afpovertcp._tcp.local. AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) Apple Proprietary Link _airdroid._tcp.local. AirDroid App 3rd Party Custom _airdrop._tcp.local. OSX AirDrop Apple Proprietary Link _airplay._tcp.local. Apple TV […]

Super Easy Way to Mount a Shared Drive in OSX

OSX has problems “mounting” shared drives. The typical process is to open finder, click “Go” and then “Connect to Server”…. By following these quick steps you can get a Shared Drive icon on your OSX Dock. Open Finder, go to Preferences, Enable “Show Connected Servers” Connect to a Share via Finder -> Go -> Connect […]