AFP Delete .DS_Store storm

Here’s one for the sysadmins out there, in order to get this more exposure for easier searching:

If you’re using Mac OS X Server 10.4 and seeing a bunch of Delete .DS_Store -5000 0 0 errors show up in your AFP access logs, it probably means the .DS_Store file on the root level of your share is locked down to only owner privileges. Open it up (rw-rw–w-) and the errors will go away.

Here’s where I found the fix, hopefully they’ll keep the archived post for awhile: .DS_Store saturating the file server.