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I am having trouble setting up and configuring my NAS drives

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I am having trouble setting up and configuring my NAS drives to work with ibackup. Is there a video tutorial that explains this process ? I would like to setup to backup real time.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.

I couldn't find a video as requested, but I did find this tutorial. Hope this helps.

Apple’s backup software officially only works with supported devices, but with a little work you can trick it into backing up to any network drive!

four things to do:

  1. Create a sparse image – a virtual drive that Time Machine will see as a valid backup disk.
  2. Copy the sparsebundle to your network drive, then mount it.
  3. Tell Time Machine to use the mounted sparsebundle for backups.
  4. Tell your Mac to mount the virtual drive at boot.

Do these four things and your Mac will be backing up to your NAS or Windows share in no time, all the time.

This tutorial assumes you’ve got a working NAS you can access on your Mac, or that you’ve set up Windows to share files with your Mac.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is ibackup online service that I am referring to on a PC.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is ibackup online service that I am referring to on a PC.

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