Time Machine over SMB/CIFS share? - Ask Different

Apple's official documentation does indeed say that Time Machine only works over AFP. If there is a way to get it to work over SMB/CIFS, that's a work-around. – user9290 Sep 22 '11 at 14:07 add a comment |

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Oct 10, 2018· Hi, I try to do a time machine backup on an OMV SMB share. I have OMV version 4.1.12 with all updates installed. SMB is running and I can connect to the backup share from the MAC. The smbd claims to be able to support Apples SMB…

Backup disks you can use with Time Machine - Apple Support

Apr 10, 2019· AirPort Time Capsule; Mac shared as a Time Machine backup destination; Network-attached storage (NAS) device that supports Time Machine over SMB; After setting up the storage device, you can use Time Machine to make a backup of your Mac. And after making your backup, you can use Time Machine to restore files from your backup.

Time Machine on SMB network drive | MacRumors Forums

Jun 06, 2017· You can just use the MacOS server and make an external drive into your network time machine for any network user that is connected by SMB or AFP to the time machine drive on sharing. Takes about 2 minutes once you've got the server app on your desktop mac.

ReadyNAS OS 6.9.3: Time Machine over SMB | Answer ...

Time Machine is an Apple feature that allows you to backup your macOS. Time Machine has historically been supported over the AFP protocol on ReadyNAS. As Apple moves towards SMB and away from AFP, we implemented support for Time Machine over SMB. Time Machine over SMB will be the default option going forward.

An Easier Way to Set Up Time Machine to Back Up to a ...

Last week I detailed how to set up Time Machine backups to a networked Windows computer that required a lot of somewhat complicated Terminal work. Here's a much easier shell script that'll do the ...

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Mar 12, 2018· Got it all working, but I frequently have drops. I made 3 SMB shares of which 1 Time Machine of course. But when I am copying files/folders to different shares simultaneously, the shares frequently drop. So far my Time Machine backup hasn't been able to finish and mostly stops after copying 100 . Anyone who had the same problem?

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For quite some time I use my Ubuntu machine as a file and backup server for all Macs in my network which is perfectly accessible from the Finder in Mac OS X. There are some instructions available in the web for this task but all failed in my case so I wrote my own tutorial with all the steps needed for it to work properly.So here's my little Tutorial for connecting Mac OS X Leopard with ...

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Mac Backups to Windows Server/NAS. Posted: ... Most Mac friendly environments encourage time machine, and I personally don't mind it. However, due to the nature of my company, cloud based solutions aren't "acceptable". ... I remembered and tested in the past a client which allowed back up to SMB (windows share) mount which would have been great ...

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I've got a Mac laptop and a Windows desktop, and my Windows desktop has a mighty large hard drive begging to be used for my Time Machine backups. Here's how to …

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I can confirm Time Machine over SMB has been working for me the last few weeks on FreeNAS-11.1-U6 (and on the 11.3 nightlies as well). I have 'fruit' enabled on all SMB shares, and "fruit:time machine = yes" on the time machine shares.

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Mar 24, 2018· The Samba project recently merged the support necessary for macOS to "see" an SMB shared folder as capable of being a network Time Machine share. That's the good news. That's the good news. The bad news is that your favorite Linux distro probably doesn't have this version (4.8.0) and likely won't until the distro's next major release.

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(For more techie users) Time Machine supports both SMB and AFP. For macOS Sierra and later, Time Machine uses SMB, instead of AFP, as the default protocol. (For more techie users) If you want to back up your files via SMB, please go to the SMB section on the same tab, and check the Enable SMB …

Can time machine backup over SMB? - Apple Community

May 24, 2017· So, does SMB already work? Yes it does. No problems here with a Time Capsule, but a number of other users have reported Time Machine corruption issues with Sierra, which may or may not be related to SMB. Most Time Machine issues occur when backups are setup to go to a network drive. I don't have another NAS handy to test that way.

Ubuntu as an Apple Time machine capsule with Samba SMB2

Aug 08, 2016· Ubuntu as an Apple Time machine capsule with Samba SMB2 Apple's TimeMachine now works with Samba SMB2. Apple also is moving to depreciate AFP which was the previously underpinned TimeMachine.

MacOS Sierra supports Time Machine via SMB- but how ...

Mac MacOS Sierra supports Time Machine via SMB- but how? submitted 2 years ago by silenthunder. I've read in two places that Sierra now supports Time Machine backups via SMB share - using a network drive. I can't find any instructions on how to set this up or how it works - can someone who has done this please detail the process, hardware, and ...

Time Machine over SMB (Mac OS Sierra) - forums.unraid.net

Oct 01, 2018· Apparently as of Mac OS Sierra 10.12, Time Machine can run over SMB. However there is some work that needs to happen to make this work, so not just any SMB share will appear. Apple has a specification page for Time Machine over SMB. I know LimeTech has wanted to drop AFP support, getting Time Mac...

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May 07, 2018· Enter smb://Server/Share where "server" is the name of the Windows PC and "share" is the name of the shared folder. Click Connect. ... Select Time Machine. You should now see that Time Machine has a backup location and Select Disk shows the proper name of the sparsebundle.

Time Machine over SMB/CIFS share? - Ask Different

I've recently wrote a blog post how to use a network drive as a Time Machine destination. You can also use the same technique to use drives with other filesystems (like NTFS for example) as a Time Machine destination drive, as long as Lion can write to it (for NTFS, you'll need either NTFS-3G, Tuxera, or Paragon's drivers to write to them).

Time Machine and APFS: What You Need to ... - The Mac Observer

With that said, Time Machine share points have to utilize SMB instead of AFP. Since Apple has deprecated AppleTalk Filing Protocol, APFS only supports SMB and NFS share points.

Time Machine (macOS) - Wikipedia

Time Machine is a backup software application distributed as part of macOS, desktop operating system developed by Apple.The software is designed to work with AirPort Time Capsule, the Wi-Fi router with built-in hard disk, as well as other internal and external disk drives.It was introduced in Mac OS X …

Time Machine via SMB vs AFP on Synology&… - Apple Community

Dec 27, 2017· Hi, with the release of DSM 6.1 (on a DS212+), I have moved Time Machine from AFP to SMB 3. Things are working well with one exception: Whenever the DiskStation is hibernating, it either does not wake up when Time Machine attempts to mount the volume, or does so too late.

Using Time Machine to Back Up your Mac to a QNAP NAS via SMB

With the release of macOS Sierra, Time Machine can now use SMB in addition to AFP for backups. Your QNAP NAS is Mac-friendly and has full compatibility with Time Machine.

Using Time Machine to Back Up your Mac to a QNAP NAS via SMB

With the release of macOS Sierra, Time Machine can now use SMB in addition to AFP for backups. Your QNAP NAS is Mac-friendly and has full compatibility with Time Machine.This tutorial teaches you how to automatically back up photos, music files, videos, documents, settings and applications from your ...

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I was able to get the patch that I provided to work successfully for Time Machine backups. The reason that it was not working after applying the patch was due to not having durable file handles configured. After adding the following to my smb.conf file I was able to start a Time Machine backup.

Back up your Mac with Time Machine - Apple Support

Feb 15, 2019· Network-attached storage (NAS) device that supports Time Machine over SMB Select your storage device as the backup disk When you connect an external drive directly to your Mac, you might be asked if you want to use the drive to back up with Time Machine.

OSX Timemachine and Samba/Windows share | Hupio's Weblog

Apr 27, 2008· OSX Timemachine and Samba/Windows share. April 27, 2008 at 10:28 pm 118 comments. Hello all, This is a tutorial on how to use OSX 10.5.2 time machine with a Linux Server/Windows Server/Windows Share.

FreeNAS with SMB, AFP, and TimeMachine | KHE

These are notes on how I setup SMB and AFP shares on FreeNAS 11. The key to successful use of both in an Apple environment is to use AFP only for Time Machine backups and to use SMB for everything else. I was unable to make the two protocols coexist under any other configuration 1.This is really not so bad, as Apple has been migrating towards the exclusive use of SMB for some time.

ReadyNAS OS 6.9.3: Time Machine over SMB | Answer ...

Time Machine is an Apple feature that allows you to backup your macOS. Time Machine has historically been supported over the AFP protocol on ReadyNAS. As Apple moves towards SMB and away from AFP, we implemented support for Time Machine over SMB. Time Machine over SMB will be the default option going forward. If you are currently using Time Machine over AFP, you can toggle over to using SMB.

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Check the boxes "Enable Bonjour service discovery" and "Enable Bonjour Time Machine broadcast via AFP" and "Enable Bonjour Time Machine broadcast via SMB". Click [ Apply ]. Part 4 – Configure Time Machine on your Mac. Go to Time Machine in your menu bar or Preferences; Click Select Disk