Can you use a NAS with time machine & other back up issue.

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by mojohanna, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. mojohanna macrumors 6502a

    mojohanna

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    Cleveland
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    I am having all sorts of issues today.
    first, I had to get a new main internal drive for my Power Mac. I figured it would be quick and easy. Buy new drive, drop new drive in, restore from time machine. However, it will not recognize the drive and I cannot install a system from the disc. It keeps erroring out. I reformatted the drive as well.

    I also purchased a usb/ethernet 1TB drive. I attached it to my laptop and did the initial time machine set up and back up over USB. I then moved the drive to my network and dropped it into the network by just plugging it into an extra ethernet jack on the back of my router.
    Now, I can't "see" it from my laptop.

    I am really stuck. I can't figure either out.
     
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

    GoCubsGo

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    If you're using a drive connected to an ethernet (NAS) you need to hit command+k to connect to server and connect to the drive name/ip depending upon how you've set it up.

    For example:
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