OS X 10.9 Maverick

George K Colley gcolley at apple.com
Tue Jun 18 09:49:06 MDT 2013

On Jun 18, 2013, at 7:30 AM, Ralph Böhme <rb at netafp.com> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Apple is moving to SMB2 as the default filesharing protocol in it's next OS X incarnation 10.9 Maverick:
> <http://www.afp548.com/2013/06/11/smb2-and-you-saying-goodbye-to-afp-in-os-x-mavericks/>
> Network traces reveal interesting stuff:
> * is searching remote SMB2 volumes supported (aka Spotlight) ? Hint: the AFP network command is called FPSpotlight*RPC*
Mac to Mac SMB has support Spotlight since OS X 10.7, there is nothing new here.
> * in which format is OS X specific stuff (FinderInfo, Ressource Fork) sent across the wire ?
We have always supported FinderInfo and Resource forks using the Named Streams or with dot underbar files, depending in the server support.

We should work fine with Samba, we test with it internally all the time.

> Anybody else working on explicit support for OS X, 10.9 and below?
> As a Netatalk developer and consultant I can tell you that I'm not THAT happy, but otoh this change offers interesting new challenges. :)
> -Ralph
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