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File Server for Macintosh (System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows XP Operating Systems)

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

Service Name: MacFile

Executable Name: sfmsvc.exe

Log On As: LocalSystem

Description: This service enables Macintosh users to store and access files on a NTFS volume on a Windows Server. Encrypted files on an NTFS volume are not accessible from Macintosh clients.

If this service is stopped or disabled, Macintosh clients will not be able to view NTFS shares.

See also Print Server for Macintosh.

Available on: Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition.

Installed through: Add/Remove Windows Components

Startup type: Automatic

Service status: Started

This service depends on the following system components:


The following system components depend on this service: None

IP Port Numbers used:

TCP: 548

UDP: 548

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