How to configure your Client Computer

Configure the Client Computers
To use File Services for Macintosh to share folders on the server with the client computers, configure the client computers as follows:
•    Install Microsoft User Authentication Module (UAM) on the client computers.
•    Enable AppleTalk on the client computers.
•    Configure AppleTalk settings on the client computers.

By default, the server running Services for Macintosh requires authentication using Microsoft UAM. But when a Macintosh computer tries to connect to a resource on the network, it does not use UAM. The result is this error message: “The user authentication method required by the server cannot be found.” To avoid this problem, install UAM on the Macintosh computers.
 To install Microsoft UAM on Macintosh computers
1.    Go to the Microsoft mactopia Web site (
2.    Download UAM for OS X 10.1 or later.
3.    Open the MSUAM_for_X folder and run Install MSUAM for X.3 pkg.
 To enable AppleTalk on a client computer
1.    From the Apple menu on the client computer, select System Preferences.
2.    Click the Network icon.
3.    In the Show box, click Built-in Ethernet, and then click Configure.
4.    Click the AppleTalk tab, and then select the Make AppleTalk Active check box.
5.    Click Apply Now, and then close System Preferences.
 To configure AppleTalk settings on a client computer
1.    On the client computer, open Macintosh HD.
2.    Double-click Applications, and then double-click Utilities.
3.    Double-click Directory Access.
4.    Click the lock to make changes.
5.    Enter the user name and password for the user of that client computer.
6.    Clear the Active Directory and SMB check boxes.
7.    Select the AppleTalk check box.
8.    Click Apply, and then quit Directory Access.

 To access shared folders on the server
1.    On the client computer, open Finder by clicking the Finder icon in the Dock.
2.    From the title bar, click Go, and then click Connect to Server.
3.    In the Server Address box, type afp://ServerName, where ServerName is the NetBIOS name of the server. In my particular case, you'll have to use the ip address of the server which is
4.    Click Connect.
5.    Enter the domain user name and password to connect to the server.
6.    Select the volume(s) you want to mount, and then click OK.
7.    The volume(s) mount on the desktop.

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