A combination hard drive and 802.11n wireless base station designed to work out-of-the-box with Time Machine in OS X. It also doubles as a standard wireless access point.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
156 views

Problems connecting to Windows file share via Time Capsule

I'm having a very odd problem connecting to a Windows file share that is outside of my home network. My home network router is a Time Capsule. I can ping the remote host just fine. Outside of my home ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

During a Time Capsule 35 Pass Erase, do I have to keep my computer on / running?

Back Story: Okay, so I just upgrade my Time Capsule from a 2 TB (802.11n) to a 3 TB (802.11ac). Yay! However, after transferring over all my files, I needed to erase my old Time Capsule Partition. I ...
3
votes
1answer
292 views

Encrypt Time Machine backup images, not entire drive?

I have multiple Macs (for multiple users) backing up to a single Time Capsule over our network with an external USB drive connected. In the case of the backups saved to the external drive, they're all ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Time Machine - List of Files that were backed up

I'd like to know to see which files are getting backed up by my time machine? I often see a large amount of data being transfered and I'm not sure sure what it is.
0
votes
0answers
105 views

What is the correct configuration of my Time Capsule if connected to a FritzBox?

I want to have the following setup: FritzBox Cable acts as Cable Modem only FritzBox WiFi is disabled Time Capsule is connected via the WAN port to the FritzBox Time Capsule WiFi is enabled iMac is ...
1
vote
0answers
224 views

How do I capture the log output from Airport Utility?

I'm using Airport Utility 5.6.1 on Mavericks (installed from links here). I'm trying to figure out how the Advanced > Syslog Destination Address setting works... What kind of value is that field ...
3
votes
1answer
600 views

Is there a way to power down an AirPort Time Capsule gracefully?

There is no obvious way to power down an AirPort Time Capsule in a graceful way. Naturally, you typically won't be powering the thing on and off on a regular basis, but I'm surprised there doesn't ...
0
votes
1answer
248 views

How to save video from my iphone 5 to Time Capsule?

Is it possible to save video from my iphone 5 to Time Capsule? If yes, how to do this?
8
votes
1answer
19k views

Time Machine backup .sparsebundle file inaccessible on new computer

I've been at this for a solid 6 hours now, hoping like heck someone here can help me. I've had a Time Capsule for nearly 2 years, consistently backing up two different laptops in my home using Time ...
1
vote
1answer
285 views

Can I use a Time Capsule to share internet connection?

My internet provider limits the number of connected devices to two. I would like to know whether I can use a Time Capsule to share my signal with all other devices in my house?
0
votes
1answer
589 views

How to add the Time Capsule to an existing network, in Ethernet?

I have just received my new Time Capsule. I don’t want to create a new AirPort network, I already have one. I want to connect the Time Capsule to my existing network, in Ethernet. I plan to plug the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Is an external drive connected to Time Capsule also backed up?

If I connect an external hard drive to a Time Capulse, it that drive also backed up to the Time Capsule?
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Upgrading MacBook Pro 17" - do I need to connect old drive externally?

I am upgrading the HDD of a MBP 17" Mid-2009 to an SSD. I have an Airport Time Capsule with Time Machine backups in it. Do I still need to purchase a USB/SATA connector for my old drive or can I ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I move a USB Time Machine backup to a Time Capsule?

Is there a safe way to move a Time Machine backup on an external USB hard drive to a Time Capsule?
5
votes
1answer
6k views

Time Machine — ‘Sparsebundle already in use’ error

A few days ago, Time Machine on my Mac reported an error: ‘Sparsebundle already in use’. Manual unmount of the Time Capsule didn't help, nor a reboot of my machine. Removing and re-selecting my Time ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

New iMac won't connect wireless to TimeMachine for backup to migrate

I am attempting to restore a backup from timemachine wirelessly to a new iMac 27" w/fusion drive. I'm at the point the iMac is 'Connecting' to the Time Machine, but no action further. I've attempted ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Network problems

my network seems to be having some trouble for 4 months now, All of the connected devices have the wifi connection but they don't all have internet connection which is more confusing. I'll use my ...
3
votes
1answer
209 views

Backup external hard drive to the cloud via Time Capsule

I'd like to move my photo directory to an external hard drive, but still have that hard drive backed up both locally and to the cloud. This wouldn't be a problem if I was using a desktop machine of ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Cycling backups with multiple Time Capsules?

I am using Time Capsule for backing up my Mac at home and like this solution for its convenience (automatic hourly backups in the background, etc.). I would now like to add an off-site backup to the ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Does an AirPort access point as bridge allow communication between Macs?

I am planning to make this network : ⎡ Internet modem ⎤ ⎡ AirPort ⎤ <--> [ PC ] ⎢ & ⎥ <--> ⎢ access point ⎥ ⎢ router ⎥ ...
0
votes
2answers
144 views

TimeMachine inconsistant with backed up data. How do I access earlier data from the backup - they ARE there, Time Machine just doesn't show them

This is a bit difficult,. I will try to explain in detail, please excuse if it get's a little long. Outlook 2011 crashed, and I was advised to reinstall. That was a mistake, all my local folders in ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Do the 2013 Time Capsules work as a NAS drive?

Can I partition the 2013 Time Capsules to use some of their storage as a network drive?
2
votes
1answer
561 views

iphoto is locked on a NAS, what to do?

Bought my father a 64GB Macbook Air as an upgrade to his old Macbook, and thought it was wise to move his ~60GB photo collection (heavens knows why it is so big, bigger than my own collection on ...
0
votes
0answers
142 views

Time Capsule showing monitor icon in Finder sidebar

Normally my Time Capsule is seen in the Finder sidebar under "Shared" with an icon of a disk drive by the name of the Time Capsule. Now it keeps showing a monitor icon by the name of the Time Capsule, ...
2
votes
2answers
645 views

Is using Time Capsule better than using an external hard drive because it won't stress the hard drives? (for using Time Machine)

I just plugged in an external hard drive that has Firewire 800 and started Time Machine, but it seems that both the internal hard drive and external hard drive work frantically copying about 75GB of ...
1
vote
1answer
529 views

Time Capsule and Thomson modem/router

Just got a new airport time capsule (2013 model). The time capsule is put in bridge mode and the modem/router from my ISP (thomson 585 v8) is doing the router stuff (dhcp, nat). Time capsule is ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

connect Time Capsule and Airport Express

I have the old Time Capsule and was told the WIFI has gone bad. to save money, i purchased the AirPort Express for the WiFI connection. I need help connecting these two items
0
votes
0answers
197 views

Printing from Windows to a Brother HL-1440 printer (thru a Time Capsule)

I'm documenting an answer, instead of a posting a question, in case this helps anyone else (or I need it again). I recently got a 2013 Time Capsule to update my home setup. I wanted to attach my ...
0
votes
0answers
139 views

Why can't I select my iphoto library with my setup?

My issue is this: I can no longer access my photos from my apple TV or sync them with my iPhone. I recently moved the iPhoto Library from my iMac HD to my old time capsule, which I now use strictly ...
5
votes
3answers
16k views

Why won't my Time Capsule extend my wireless network?

I'm trying to get my 2009-era Time Capsule to extend my home wireless network (broadcast by a non-Apple router). I reset the Time Capsule and AirPort Utility can see it on both my iPad mini (iOS ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Why won't Time Machine work with a drive connected to an Airport Extreme?

Is there any technical limitation or engineering reason that could possibly be behind the inability to RELIABLY use a connected USB drive with Airport Extreme for Time Machine?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Time Capsule - Home made - OpenWrt router with usb disk acting as airport wireless device

I want to remove the need of connecting my Time Machine USB disk directly to my MacBook. I don't need any other functionality which Apple Time Capsule offers. Is it possible to use my router with a ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Time Machine from TC ko on MAvericks

Just installed mavericks, erasing the hard drive and installing it as brand new; then I wanted to restore my backup from Time machine (as I always did) but an error screen appears, saying "impossible ...
1
vote
2answers
321 views

What is the OS inside the Time Capsule?

What is the OS of the Time Capsule ?
3
votes
1answer
16k views

Can I use a Time Capsule as an all-purpose storage disk?

I have a MacBook Pro and am thinking of buying a Time Capsule. If I do, will I be able to use it as a backup and storage disk, and as a wireless router? I read somewhere that they can be used only as ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Transfer between two ethernet connected Time Capsule from a wifi connected computer

I have two time capsules which are connected in 1Gb through the ethernet. When I initiate a transfer between the two devices from my wifi connected macbook air, I notice that the data flow from one ...
4
votes
1answer
216 views

Time Machine/Time Capsule: What is the difference between “Waiting for index to be ready (100)” and “Waiting for index to be ready (101)”?

What's the difference between these (100) and (101) indexing processes? Having finally created a successful backup to Time Capsule using Time Machine under Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 (11G63), I'm still ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

How Noisy is the Time Capsule (2013)?

I have an older Time Capsule and it's pretty noisy. Does anyone have one of the newer tall models? How loud is it in a quiet room?
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Shared library between Macbook Air, iMac, Airport Time Capsule

My Early 2008 iMac alu 24" HD drive has finally died and I'm in the process of replacing it. I've also recently got a 2013 Mac Air. The MacAir SSD drive is small so I want to share the iTunes/iPhoto ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Can the Time Capsule share its files? [duplicate]

As I understand it from Apple, the Time Capsule can : Receive Time Machine backups from Macs over the air. Share over the air a USB drive connected to it. I have a question : Can I also use the ...
3
votes
1answer
777 views

Time capsule over ethernet is incredibly slow

I am transferring files from my Time Capsule (4th Generation, 2TB, model A1409) to my laptop (Ubuntu) via the Apple Filing Protocol. The Time Capsule is connected directly to the laptop via an ...
1
vote
2answers
516 views

How to allow users to reset passwords in Time Capsule accounts?

I have a Time Capsule that I share with others in the office. I control the base station and create accounts for others to backup their machines with Time Machine i.e., using Airport Utility > ...
2
votes
0answers
310 views

Outgrowing Time Capsule: drobo, synology, os x server on mac mini? [closed]

We have 14 macs in an office backing up to a 2TB Time Capsule, which sometimes shows delays but generally works. We need more space and while I can upgrade the drive to a 4TB I have a feeling we are ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How to tell Timemachine that the Machine Dir has moved?

On my Mac, I used Time Machine to backup to a Drobo that was directly attached. I've now connected this Drobo to my TimeCapsule. I however want to continue backing up to the Drobo, not the ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Connecting AirPort Express Base Station to Time Capsule

I have a Time Capsule that I am using to broadcast WiFi throughout my house. This is working just fine. The Time Capsule is upstairs and needs to remain there. I recently bought a TV that has ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

How to change which Aiport Express a MBP is connected to?

So I have a Time Capsule which creates my wireless network, and I have an airport express which extends the network. However, when I open Airport Utility, it says that my Macbook Pro is connected to ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

How to add Time Capsule to neighbor's über fast network

I wish to add my Time Capsule to my neighbor's über fast network. I have their permission and WiFi password. But their router is non-Apple. What are my options? One is an ethernet connection to their ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Time Machine stopped backing up my iPhoto library a year ago, lost all photos

I recently got my iMac's HDD replaced and when I restored my computer, every single Time Machine backup stretching back to last October contained the same size iPhoto library (+/- 100MB), which was ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Time capsule with Samsung Galaxy Note 8

I just bought a Galaxy note 8 and I am trying to access my files on my apple time capsule. I just got my macbook air last christmas so I am not to familiar with how to use everything just yet. I can ...
6
votes
1answer
13k views

How can I turn off my Time Capsule's wireless router?

I have a useful wireless network, and then my Time Capsule's wireless network, which overpowers the other network when the computer is next to it. I don't know if it's misconfigured, but the Time ...