Enable OSX Spotlight file searching with Apple AFP shares on NAS

Submitted by Janak on Thu, 02/03/2011 - 23:41

Want to search files on your AFP shares on the NAS using Finder/Spotlight in OSX Snow Leo?

Mount the AFP share

Check if indexing is enabled on mounted volume

mdutil -s /Volumes/"volume name"

Enable Indexing if not enabled already

mdutil -i on /Volumes/"volume name"

Build index manually

mdimport -d 1 /Volumes/"volume name"