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Time Machine Nas Setup

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Time Machine Nas Setup. Select the readynas for time machine “disk” bring up time machine on you mac… and click on change disk. On your mac, open system preferences from the dock, and click time machine.

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Choose the shared folder that you just created from the time machine menu and save your settings. Go to the backup/time machine tab, select the checkbox, enter a password for the time machine user (“readynas”), and the capacity that you wish to limit time machine to. Add the folders by clicking the + button and selecting the folder.

Go To Time Machine In Your Menu Bar Or Preferences;

External drive connected to your mac, such as a usb or thunderbolt drive; Setting up a time machine backup to your synology diskstation involves several steps on both the nas and the mac. With the server app now open, select “time machine” from the list of services.

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Enter the username and password of the backup user account. Choose the shared folder that you just created from the time machine menu and save your settings. Add the folders by clicking the + button and selecting the folder.

Lastly, Choose How Much Disk Space You Want Your Time Machine Server To Use.

Time machine will do an incremental backup to the new share, keeping your backup history! Go to the backup/time machine tab, select the checkbox, enter a password for the time machine user (“readynas”), and the capacity that you wish to limit time machine to. Click on the enable time machine box.

Configure Time Machine To Use The Nas For Backups Connect The Nas To Your Mac.

It is now time to connect and tell time machine about the new backup location on your nas. Open finder on your mac. Click on the select backup disk… button.

Perform Time Machine Backup To Your Synology Nas.

Enable time machine service in frontview. Connect time machine to nas. Sudo tmutil setdestination /volumes/image_name_hereskip first step:

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