Here is how you can set up file sharing on macOS Server

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In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to set up file sharing on macOS Server


Steps to set up file sharing on macOS Server

Step 1: Open the Server App

Step 2: Once you are done, you need to choose File Sharing under the Services listing

Step 3: Then, click the plus symbol “+” under Shared Folders to add a new folder to share. we recommend you using a separate hard drive to share your files from. If you don’t have a second hard drive, you can create a New Folder on your main Macintosh HD

Step 4: Next up, click Choose once you’ve done creating your folder. After that you can see your new Shared Folder

Step 5: You now need to click the new folder and then click the Edit button

Step 6: Choose all of the ways that you want to access your files

Step 7: Click OK to proceed

Step 8: Click the OFF/ON button to launch the service.

Here is how to connect to your personal file server

  • Steps to connect your Mac to your macOS File server

Step 1: Go to Finder

Step 2: Next up, you need to click your macOS Server computer under Shared included on the left

Step 3: Click Connect As, then enter your username and password, and hit the Connect button.

  • Steps to connect your iOS device to your macOS File Server

Step 1: First off, you need to launch Settings

Step 2: Once you are done, you need to select Mail

Step 3: Next up, select Accounts and then select Add Account

Step 4: You now need to tap Other and move to the next step

Step 5: Tap Add macOS Server Account. Once you are done, select a server from the list (If you don’t see your server, all you need to do is to select Other and enter your IP address)

 Step 6: Next up, you have to enter your username and password, and tap Next. After that, accept the macOS Server Identity Certificate to proceed

Step 7: Once you are done, you need to tap Continue

Step 8: Tap Save to complete the task.

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