AppleShare

Definition of AppleShare in The Network Encyclopedia.

What is AppleShare?

The file sharing protocol for AppleTalk networks. AppleShare provides these functions:

  • Enables sharing of volumes, folders, and printers
  • Provides auditing information on which resources have been accessed
  • Supports password-based control of access to shared resources

By installing Services for Macintosh on a Microsoft Windows NT server, the Windows NT server can emulate an AppleShare server so that Macintosh clients can access shared resources on the Windows NT server.

Apple Share Protocol suite allows compatibility with windows server and macintosh.