Finder/Networked Drives

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by kappaz, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. kappaz macrumors member

    Feb 28, 2008
    Can you search a network drive with finder in mavericks, or will it still not work like in mountain lion? I have a synology ds413j and it's frustrating to have to always go to the dsm page and use file station to find a file.
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    I never use the Finder to find networked drives ever and I am very old Mac user (since 8.6). In OS X I always used the Finder menu item 'Go', 'connect to Server or command button+k (keyboard shortcut). Then just manually putting in Network drive's IP address via SMB or AFP.
  3. stooovie macrumors 6502a

    Nov 21, 2010
    I think OP is asking about Spotlight.
  4. talmy macrumors 601


    Oct 26, 2009
    This might just be an issue of your NAS. I've got a OS X server and Spotlight searches files by name or content on shares just fine. It's very fast and appears like the server itself does the indexing rather than the drive being indexed by client systems.

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