Enable AFP Server

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AppleTV 1.0 software

Editing /etc/hostconfig will start Appleshare service on boot.

Simply change:

AFPSERVER=-NO-

to

AFPSERVER=-YES-


AppleTV 1.1 software

  • Copy from you mac Intel computer the binary:
cp -R /System/Library/CoreServices/AppleFileServer.app /Volumes/OSBoot/System/Library/CoreServices/AppleFileServer.app
  • Editing /etc/hostconfig will start Appleshare service on boot.

Simply change:

AFPSERVER=-NO-

to

AFPSERVER=-YES-

Setting up the server

If you'd like to start appleshare without rebooting, run:

sudo /usr/sbin/AppleFileServer

Once AFP is running, you can mount the OS and Media partitions from the AppleTV as user 'frontrow', with the password 'frontrow'.