08-17-2010 02:26 PM
My understanding is that it should work with a Mac. The device is separate to your computers operating system, so it shouldn't make much of a difference.
What sort of problem are you having jjtorres2?
08-18-2010 10:31 AM
I have to admit I don't use a Mac but the NAS200 should work just fine with it, once you get it set up. The installation program and the drive mapping software that comes on the included CD-ROM just won't work on your Mac, unless you have the ability to run Windows programs.
The biggest problem is probably that by default, the NAS200 uses DHCP to get a network address. You will have to figure out some way to find out what IP address it's using, to get to the web administration interface. You can do this by inspecting the status of your DHCP server. Alternatively you can use Wireshark on your Mac to see the UPnP (DLNA) broadcast packets. If you have the ability to run Windows programs somehow, you may be able to run the setup program.
Once you find out what the IP address of the NAS200 is, you can log in to the web administration pages using the default password "admin", create shares and do everything else you can do with a NAS. To get to your files, you will have to tell your Mac to browse for Windows (SMB / Samba) file shares, or you can use an FTP client.
You may want to change the NAS network settings so it uses a static IP address that's not part of the address range that your DHCP server uses, so you will always be able to find the NAS at the same address. For example if your DHCP server is set to use 192.168.1.100-192.168.1.149 you can set the NAS200 to use 192.168.1.10.
08-18-2010 01:52 PM
I thought the NAS200 tended to use the address: 192.168.1.77 as the default?
One option is to plug the NAS directly into your PC (i.e. without using a a hub or router). From there, you should be able to set a static IP address prior to connecting it to your hub/router.
09-10-2010 05:17 PM
I find Linksys/Cisco support for the Mac pretty shabby. And on this product as a whole, almost non existant. There are pages with FAQs that have questions but no answers, broken links and 'error on page' all over the place.
Shame on them for giving up on those of us who put money into the NAS200.
07-13-2012 11:48 PM
All previous links are not valid.
Who knows where the content of CD for NAS200 could be found?
Here it is http://download.cnet.com/Linksys-NAS200/3000-2110_4-171014.html. I hope this helps.
09-05-2013 11:59 PM
there no CD by this link
You can get the latest firmware, set up wizard and user/install guides from here: http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support/NAS200/download
I'm guessing that is all that is on the CD?
there no startup CD by this link