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I've just installed Alfred 2.1.1 and now all my search (i've mavericks and use search in a network shared folder) are totally broken.

Seems a bug cause on multiple iMac after update Alfred is becoming totally unuseful.

The network shared network is connected.

I've tried to clean Application cache and Rebuild OS X Metadata but the issue is still there ...

Any help, please ?

Thanks

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I've just installed Alfred 2.1.1 and now all my search (i've mavericks and use search in a network shared folder) are totally broken.

Seems a bug cause on multiple iMac after update Alfred is becoming totally unuseful.

The network shared network is connected.

I've tried to clean Application cache and Rebuild OS X Metadata but the issue is still there ...

Any help, please ?

Thanks

 

Are you sure that this was working before? Spotlight seems to have issues with indexing and/or searching network drives. This is a long standing issue with OS X. Apple Support Discussion

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Yes i know that loooong post at Apple Support board.

But, as said, before 2.1.1 it works like a charm.

Now ... no !

 

Is Spotlight currently finding files on that network drive?

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How to 'force' spotlight to search for network drive ?

In Alfred i 'insert' the whole network drive and it worked (before last official build).

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How to 'force' spotlight to search for network drive ?

In Alfred i 'insert' the whole network drive and it worked (before last official build).

 

If this drive is indexed by OS X, then you shouldn't need to force anything in Spotlight, the files should just be found.

 

Alfred bases his file search on OS X's metadata, so if Spotlight isn't finding files, Alfred likely won't be able to find the files either. Have you checked the indexing state of this drive?

 

mdutil -s /Volumes/[name]/

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It says indexing disabled.

It's really odd ... how to re-enabled it ?

 

I've tried with:

sudo mdutil -a -i on

But i receive after password inserted this message:

Error: invalid operation.

Error: unknown indexing state.

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It says indexing disabled.

It's really odd ... how to re-enabled it ?

 

I've tried with:

sudo mdutil -a -i on

But i receive after password inserted this message:

Error: invalid operation.

Error: unknown indexing state.

 

Try:

 

sudo mdutil -E -i on /Volumes/[name]/

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Now after inserting the correct password i receive this message:

 

server - (my name)$ 

 

what else ?

 

Is that just your normal prompt, or a different prompt? Using sudo shouldn't change your login.

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Normal prompt.

The good news is that now the spotlight it's enabled and is indexing again :) (on server).

The bad new / question: how to enable from other client mac to catch the indexing on server ?

It should be automatic ?

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I've executed from various Client

 

sudo mdutil -E -i on /Volumes/[name]/

 

and now it works, again, like a charm

 

sorry for the ... confusion  :unsure: 

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An update for this old topic.

I'm now on Yosemite (server and client edition).

And have Spotlight that not search on Network shared folder while Alfred yes.

How is possible ???

 

Here's the thread of this complain (i report also here my issue):

 

I've a Mac Mini Server (Yosemite server) where is located the folder: 'Studio'. This folder is shared in the same network.

I've a Client iMac (Yosemite) that access to that folder 'Studio' located on server.

Spotlight on Server is able to search in that folder. Spotlight on Client is NOT able to search in that folder.

I've run on Client terminal:

sudo mdutil -E /Volumes/Studio


And have this error:

/Volumes/Studio:
2015-02-14 11:53:22.017 mdutil[4611:159875] mdutil disabling Spotlight: /Volumes/Studio -> kMDConfigSearchLevelOff
Error: unable to perform operation. (-403)
Server search enabled.

 

Alfred on iMac clients works ... 

It's really odd, isn't it ?

Alfred not relies on Spotlight ?

How is possible that Alfred works and Spotlight no ???

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An update for this old topic.

I'm now on Yosemite (server and client edition).

And have Spotlight that not search on Network shared folder while Alfred yes.

How is possible ???

 

Here's the thread of this complain (i report also here my issue):

 

I've a Mac Mini Server (Yosemite server) where is located the folder: 'Studio'. This folder is shared in the same network.

I've a Client iMac (Yosemite) that access to that folder 'Studio' located on server.

Spotlight on Server is able to search in that folder. Spotlight on Client is NOT able to search in that folder.

I've run on Client terminal:

sudo mdutil -E /Volumes/Studio

And have this error:

/Volumes/Studio:

2015-02-14 11:53:22.017 mdutil[4611:159875] mdutil disabling Spotlight: /Volumes/Studio -> kMDConfigSearchLevelOff

Error: unable to perform operation. (-403)

Server search enabled.

 

Alfred on iMac clients works ... 

It's really odd, isn't it ?

Alfred not relies on Spotlight ?

How is possible that Alfred works and Spotlight no ???

 

Originally.. sudo mdutil -E -i on /Volumes/Studio resolved your issue, which I believe would be required to enable indexing on this volume again. Have you attempted using the '-i on' switch this time as well?

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I receive this error:

Fabrizio:~ Fabrizio$ sudo mdutil -E -i on /Volumes/Studio

Password:

/Volumes/Studio:

Error: unable to perform operation.  (-403)

Server search enabled.

 

Just wonder: WHY Alfred works and Spotlight no ? 

If Alfred relies on Spotlight is it strange Spotlight not works, isn't it ?

I'm confused ...

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