How to automatically switch between Time Capsules in Time Machine

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by aslakege, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. aslakege macrumors newbie

    Sep 16, 2010

    I have one Time Capsule at home and one Time Capsule at work. I use both for backup of my laptop, but I have to manually switch target disk in Time Machine every time I change location.

    Is there a way to automatically set the target disk in Time Machine based on for instance which WLAN I am connected to?

    I see that similar questions on the forum have remained largely unanswered, e.g.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. 87vert macrumors 6502


    Oct 7, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    there may be a free way to do it but this software should do it:

    I have not used it but I remember reading about it in MacWorld at some point.


    Under the FAQ it shows:

    Q I'd like to control MobileMe and TimeMachine using NetworkLocation.
    A That's not a question, now is it? Unfortunately, we have yet to find any way of controlling these things. We hope that future versions of OS X will allow us to make changes to their configurations.
  3. aslakege thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 16, 2010
    Thanks a lot.

    You are obviously better at searching than I am, as I could find nothing.


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