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Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

AirPort Extreme + External?


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So I have an airport extreme can i connect my external to it and use time machine over the air?
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Unfortunately, the only way to backup with Time Machine over the network is to get the Time Capsule. There's currently no way to use an external hard drive connected to an Airport Extreme for a Time Machine backup.


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There was a Time Machine and AirPort update today. Has anyone tried TM and the Extreme? I cannot wait to get home to try it!
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Has anyone had luck on this? I'm trying to do the same, external backup via time machine to a hard drive connected to my Airport Extreme
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I did... but now its not working... i am going to mess around with it later
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Ive been online all week trying to figure out how to mount a network drive to work on time capsule....and i came across this tried it out and workd open this link http://freakymousemats.com/blog/post...smb/.....after following this link all i did was login to the router from the network pane and opened the drive and then ran time machine and read network drive as device to back up on
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After assigning my lacie a password and enabling file sharing I now have
an external hard drive taking care of Time Machine back-ups over the A.E.
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