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Using Protocols To Share Files; What Are Protocols And How Do I Use Them To Share Files; Afp File Sharing For Macs; Bluetooth File Sharing - Lenovo ix2 User Manual

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Sharing Files

Using Protocols to Share Files

What Are Protocols and How Do I Use Them to Share Files?

Your ix2 Network Storage uses communication protocols to mount file systems and allow files to be
transferred between client computers and the ix2.
The ix2 includes the following protocols for file sharing:
Apple Filing Protocol / Time Machine
Web Access (HTTP/HTTPS)
Windows DFS
Windows File Sharing

AFP File Sharing for Macs

The Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) enables Apple file sharing, which is the preferred method for Mac users to
access Shares. When AFP is enabled, you can use Time Machine to back up a Mac client computer to
your ix2 Network Storage. See
AFP is on by default. If AFP has been disabled, click the switch on to re-enable it.

Bluetooth File Sharing

Once a Bluetooth adapter is detected, files can be uploaded from a Bluetooth device to a configurable
destination Share on the ix2.
Configuring Bluetooth settings
To enable Bluetooth, click the switch on.
Once Bluetooth Transfer is enabled, check the Enable security checkbox to require Bluetooth
users to supply a unique PIN that they have defined before allowing them to transfer files to the
destination Share on the ix2.
If you have
devices attempting to upload data using Bluetooth.
To set the destination Share, click
Click Apply to save your settings.
Using Protocols to Share Files
Backing up Macs with Time Machine
security, you must define a unique PIN number, which will be supplied by
for detailed instructions.


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