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Greetings from a new user. I've been using an Intel Xserve running 10.6.8 to provide a RAID-based Time Machine Service to the 5 mac users in our office and it's woked wonderfully until today - when all 5 users simultaneously reported the disappearance of their capsul location. Investigation shows that the Time Machine Service has completely disappeared from the OSX Services list & restart to no avail - any suggestions appreciated
 

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Investigation shows that the Time Machine Service has completely disappeared from the OSX Services list & restart to no avail - any suggestions appreciated

- Have you checked your network (ethernet or WiFi)…spending on how it's setup?
- Have you checked to see if any of the hard drives in the Xserve have failed?

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re: OSX Time Machine Service

Server visible on the subnet with no issues re: file/folder access, system drive fine.
 

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Since all 5 users were effected at the same time…it is certainly something to do with the network, the server hardware(Xserve), or the server software. I would make sure all of these items are working properly.

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Make sure the AFP share has the "enable Time Machine as backup destination" option checked.
 

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