Solution when File Sharing doesn’t work after Security Update

File sharing

Earlier this week, a bug in macOS High Sierra was discovered that made it possible to use the root user without a password. That could be dangerous in combination with malware.

Thankfully, Apple is resolving this bug within 24 hours with a security update. Only this has created a new problem that affects a select number of users. If you use file sharing within your own network, this may stop working. You can easily solve this problem with a Terminal command.

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Stop the power button from putting your Mac in stand-by (sleep) mode

power button

Since OS X 10.9 mavericks, the behavior of the power button has been changed. When you press the power button for about 2 seconds, it will put macOS (OS X) in stand-by (sleep) mode.

With the following command you can use the power button function as in previous versions of OS X. By showing a dialog box for turning off the Mac and more.

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