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    Windows Netatalk Port


    Hi,

    I have been looking for ways to backup an OS X Lion or Mountain Lion mac to a windows based server using time machine.

    Most of the solutions currently available seem to rely on using a linux virtual machine running on windows running the opensource netatalk to communicate with OS X using the AFP (Apple Filing Protocol).

    I am a programmer with experience using with the Win32 SDK and MFC, C, C++, C sharp, Objective C, and Java. However I don't have very much knowledge of AFP/netatalk.

    I wanted to start a discussion as to whether the netatalk project could be to windows via an opensource project and what the main obsticles would be?

    I would be willing to contribute to and/or manage such a project but I don't want to start without knowing if there are any major stumbling blocks that I have missed.

    Also if anybody can recommend any background reading (apart from the netatalk wiki) before starting that would also be useful?

    Thanks,

    Ben
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    Hi Ben!

    I'm lucky reading your post because I'm searching for exact that solution but couldn't find anything useful.

    But I'm no programmer so I don't know how to help you.
    Let me know if I can do something to make it easier for you finding the solution.

    I hope you will keep us informed about the progress.

    Greets, Sebastian
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    Just go to windows server 2008 specifications and read out the OSX lion.

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