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How to get OS X to index my Network Volumes with Spotlight?

How to get OS X to index my Network Volumes with Spotlight?

I have multiple volumes on an Infrant ReadyNAS mounted with AFP via Ethernet at startup on my iMac. Currently Spotlight does not index these volumes (running Snow Leopard).

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"You can have spotlight index networked volumes using mdutil with it's -i switch (indexing).

example:

mdutil /Volumes/ldm -i on

the only caveat is that you must do this each time you mount the drive. There are various expansions on this and workarounds to make things easier in the article linked to above."