Multiple Server Icons appearing. Why?

In our workflow KM accesses files on a Mac Server. Occasionally the Server path does not work. Troubleshooting reveals a "-1" has been added to the Server name (even though the name does NOT in the Finder window, only in the full path).

This Super User Thread explains the issue.

Has anyone here experience the this and do you have a solution?

Hey Ray,

You've tried the last two answers in the thread on SuperUser?

answered Mar 3 '15 at 22:37
answered May 23 '17 at 11:45


I did look at those. Sharing is not turned on for the Mac in question.

I was looking at post: Can it really be true that KBM does not have an action to mount a network volume?

With that help I was able to login to the server using the afp address. I found though, it requires user interaction to confirm password and server volume.

What seems to work well (not fully tested) is to auto-open a Server Alias (saved on each computer). This does not ask for user input as long as the password is saved in the Key Chain.

I realize I'm not providing enough information. I'll update when I know more.

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