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How can I use Time Machine with NAS in MacOS10.12(Sierra)?
Posted by Jane Tsai on 02 January 2017 08:04 PM

How can I use Time Machine with NAS in MacOS10.12(Sierra)?


1.Configure your NAS.

1.1   Go ADM-Services-MacOSX to enable AFP service(please note you need to disable Time Machine service in this page), then click “Apply”

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1.2   Go-ADM-Access Control-Share Folders to add a share folder for Time Machine.

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2.Configure your MAC.

2.1    In Finder-Go-Connect to Server, input afp://NAS’s IP address, click “Connect” then select NAS’s Time Machine share folder

 

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2.2   In Time Machine preference window, click “Select Backup Disk”, then the NAS’s Time Machine share folder will be selectable in the list, select it and click “Use Disk”,  then the NAS’s Time Machine share folder will be used to Time Machine backup.

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