I got Mac Book Pro 2015 with Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 (16G29) and 3 TB WD MyCloud network drive. I need to run bitcoin core client saving the blockchain data on this network drive, located on my home network. I created a symlink:
admins-MacBook-Pro:~ admin$ ln -s /Volumes/User/Bitcoin ~/Bitcoin
This worked fine, then tried to run the Bitcoin-qt client:
.lock file does not help. No files are created in the directory except the
What is the reason and how to make it work?
Update: strange enough, but using the same machine on the same network, but different OS (Windows 10 via Bootcamp) the Bitcoin-Qt application works just fine with the data directory on the network drive. It started syncing.