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How to schedule launchd to restart SMB Service in Mavericks Server

Jul 30, 2014

Dave Provine of Premier Mac was kind enough to write in with a great tip, following our discussion of SMB issues with Mavericks Server in Episode 60:

No need to restart that mini; you can just restart the SMB daemon, and since SMB is stateless, it normally won’t affect connected users.

To restart the smbd daemon in...

Jul 24, 2014

Recorded on July 8, 2014, aired on July 22, 2014

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May 2, 2014

Recorded live on April 29, 2014

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Feb 19, 2014

Recorded live February 11, 2014


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