Turn Your NAS Or Windows Share Into A Time Machine Backup

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Use your NAS, or any network share, for backing up your Mac with Time Machine. 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! In 2011, James showed you how to back up your Mac to a homemade time capsule. Any alternative to Apple’s $300 wireless backup unit is welcome, but this method doesn’t work any more. Happily, there is a way around this for Macs running OS X Yosemite. To summarize, we’re going to do four things: Create a sparse image – a virtual…

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