You, sir, are a STAR!!
Thank you so much, I'd been going around and around in circles for hours trying to find the solution.
Thanks for confirming that the procedure in linked post worked.
Hi, hijacking this thread with the same issue but with no solution yet.
I have a Mac Pro on which I've had my catalogue and all my original photos on the internal drive and been happy with it.
Now I got a newer iMac and since the drive on it is too small I decided to move everything to my Synology NAS and keep my original files on the NAS and the Catalogue locally on the iMac.
Now here's what happens (this is still all on the old Mac Pro).
My Catalogue consists of approx 24 000 files. I made a complete copy of it and moved it to the NAS and then imported all files to LR again from the NAS so I can export my Catalogue and keep all tags and keywords.
The import only showed about 15 000 files at first. I look right on the NAS and I can see all files are there, but LR just doesn't import them. I start to investigate and notice that mostly video files (.mov) are the ones missing giving me the "Dynamic link server failed" error.
Although even jpeg and in some cases complete folders are missing. I sync specific folders again and then sometime it manages to sync a few, but not always. Then syncing again and again and a few files gets synced each time.
I tried to add .old to the Dynamic folders in the link above with no luck. I even removed those folders but still same error. I noticed that the folders are not auto-created again once I removed them, don't know if that's ok?
So, my problem is that Lightroom (on the same Mac Pro) can read everything from the local disc but not all from the NAS giving me the problem (as far as I know) that I can not export my Lightroom catalogue to the iMac and keeping all keywords.
Anyone with the same issue? Know of any solution or workaround? I don't want to spend another year tagging pictures again.....