Yosemite and Mavericks AirDrop?

Dec 8, 2009
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iMac 2014 i5 5k 32gb 1tb fusion, second TB display, 2014 MBA
Has anybody tried to connect via Airdrop from a Yosemite to a Mavericks machine? My Mavericks still sees all the other Mav's and ML's, but not my new Yosemite install. Googling doesn't show that there is a groundswell of hits on the subject so it either works elsewhere or it is too early to see posts on it. A MBA with ML sees all others also, but never the Yosemite.

Both machines being tested just show the icon for the local machine, and never see each other. Both are on the same wireless node.

Obviously the problem is in Yosemite, but there are no preferences for AD nor is there an item in the System Preferences utility, so there isn't much to work on. Yosemite is set to "see everyone" and the firewall makes no difference.

Anybody have an AD connection between Y and any other OS?

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