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Old Nov 5, 2012, 06:26 AM   #1
Theydonboi
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Help with an Applescript

Hey all,

I have an apple script that runs on my MacBook that, on login, automatically mounts a connection to the iTunes share on my Synology NAS :

mount volume "smb://diskstation/Music/"

This works great...except when I'm not at home and the MacBook can't reach the NAS. This means that the applescript just hangs on my dock at error. This occasionally cause issues on shutdown as there's still, technically, an application running.

I tried entering a timeout:

with timeout of 60 seconds
mount volume "smb://diskstation/Music/"
end timeout
quit

Unfortunately, this changes nothing. The applescript gets stuck as it shows an error which must be cleared manually:

"an error of type -36 has occurred
Edit / OK"

Is there a way to bypass this error message and simply quit the script if it can't run?

Any ideas?
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 07:45 AM   #2
see.solve.
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This might work.

Code:
try
	mount volume "smb://diskstation/Music/"
on error
	error number -128
end try
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 11:52 AM   #3
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You might try the free app Control Plane. You can set it to recognize your home network login and auto mount the NAS only then. Nice app.
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