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New ways to do familiar Services for Macintosh tasks

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for configuring Services for Macintosh. The user interface for performing these tasks is different in this version of Windows from the way it was in Windows NT version 4.0.


  • There are no significant user interface differences between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family for this component.


If you want to In Windows NT 4.0 use In this version of Windows use

Configure File Server for Macintosh

MacFile menu in File Manager

Computer Management, System Tools, Shared Folders.

Administer File Server for Macintosh

MacFile in Control Panel or MacFile menu in Server Manager

Computer Management, System Tools, Shared Folders.

Create an AppleTalk printer

The Printers folder (add an AppleTalk printer)

Printers, Add Printer.

Configure AppleTalk Protocol properties

Network utility in Control Panel

Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connection, Properties, AppleTalk Protocol.

Set up user accounts for Macintosh users

User Manager for Domains

Local Accounts or Active Directory Users and Computers

Enable AppleTalk users to remotely dial in

Not available in 4.0.

Routing and Remote Access. If you have AppleTalk and remote access, this feature is installed by default.


  • Print Server for Macintosh is not available on the 64-bit versions of the Windows operating systems.

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