Ventura SMB Connection Issues

Some people have reported issues when trying to connect to their Mac after updating to the new macOS Ventura with FileBrowser. The two steps below should have you connected again:

Please note this is a bug in Ventura, not FileBrowser.

Re-enable File Sharing

On your Mac bring up "System Preferences" and tap on "General". You should now see the following screen.

Turn off "File Sharing" to disable it wait a couple of seconds then tap it again to re-enable it.

Now try to connect again with FileBrowser.

If that doesn't work try the next step.

Ventura connection issues re-enable sharing

Full Disk Access

On your Mac bring up "System Preferences" and tap on "Security & Privacy" then tap Tap "Full Disk Access" from the list on the right. You should now see the following screen.

Turn off "smbd" to disable it, wait a couple of seconds then tap it again to re-enable it.

Now try to connect again with FileBrowser.

If you still can't connect please Contact Support and we will be happy to help.

Ventura connection issues re-enable privacy