Tip: Make your server appear as Xserve in Finder

Open /etc/avahi/services/afpd.service for editing

sudo vi /etc/avahi/services/afpd.service

Copy and paste the following XML

<?xml version=”1.0″ standalone=”no”?>
<!DOCTYPE service-group SYSTEM “avahi-service.dtd”>
<service-group>
<name replace-wildcards=”yes”>%h</name>
<service>
<type>_device-info._tcp</type>
<port>0</port>
<txt-record>model=Xserve</txt-record>
</service>
</service-group>

Restart avahi daemon

sudo service avahi-daemon restart

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