Author Topic: How to access end perform ExifTool command on External Server from MAC Terminal  (Read 994 times)


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How do I access end perform ExifTool command on my External Q-nap Server from the MAC Terminal ?

In MAC Terminal ExifTool say┬┤s someting like "file not found" and I have tried to specify the URL and the IP-address - nothing works.

The Q-nap server needs a user and password for logging in and is accessible in MAC Finder and also on

Can someone tell me how to do this ?


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If you can see it as a disk in the Mac Finder, then look in the /Volumes directory (ls /Volumes) to find the disk name, and run Exiftool like this:

exiftool "/Volumes/some disk name" ...

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...where DIR is the name of a directory/folder containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).