|Nov 18, 2012, 01:15 AM||#1|
iTunes Library from VM
Just wondering if anyone has run an iTunes library from within a Virtual Machine??
I have Win7 running in parallels and in an effort to have a separate library for my teenage daughters with 'only their' stuff on it, I built a library that accessed the files from the existing storage location for my main library.
It shared fine in that I could see it from the ATV, but could not load it. I'm guessing something to do with firewalls?
Any ideas appreciated.
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|Nov 18, 2012, 05:45 AM||#2|
|Nov 18, 2012, 06:59 AM||#3|
According to your signature, you dont have enough Apple TVs. You need more.
Also, you shouldn't have to set the network to bridged, but firewall is definitely a possibility. Apple TV's go through iTunes Home Sharing based upon network ID's of iTunes, not the IP address of the machine. Bridged would only help if you needed a separate IP.
Just make sure your iTunes library for your daughters has a different name.
The other option is to set up a separate account as well for the machine rather than go through parallels, but either way will work.
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