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I had the same issue. The workaround was that adding the folder to exclusion once and then start the backup. When backup is done, remove it from exclusion list. I am still using Mac OS 10.9.5. So, I don't know if this bug has been fixed on 10.10???


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Can't you point the OSX Server's Local time machine to its own share? Like point it to afp://osx server ip Or is it not possible to mount a local share locally?


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I had a similar issue with my Synology NAS after having followed Synology's Time Machine guide. When trying to connect to the Backup Disk, Time Machine said "You do not have the necessary read, write and append privileges on the selected network backup disk." The only solution that worked for me was to restart Synology DSM by clicking on the person/user ...


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Unless you excluded the OS files from the backup, Time Machine should've backed that up along with everything else; but in order to recover the entire OS (rather than just your user files), you have to do the restore differently: use the restore tool in Recovery Mode (reachable by starting the Mac with Command and R held down). However, there are a couple of ...


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Time Machine doesn't back up the system, by design. Time Machine is for backing up your settings and your files, not the OS itself.


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First thing I would like to comment on is "just reliable back-up of specific files." and you asking about Drobo RAID. RAID is not a BACKUP, RAID protects you against a physical drive failure, it doesn't protect against deletion, corruption, overwrites, etc. Just copying your files to a system with RAID (i.e. Drobo) isn't backing them up, it is just making a ...


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You might check out Transporter. It lets you attach a usb hard drive (or comes with one built in if you get that option) to your network and gives you a "private cloud" to store your files. Think of it as a Dropbox or Box like solution where you control the physical storage. They even let you connect them so if you have friends or family out of state you can ...


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Doubtful, the minimum OS for the 27" iMac is 10.10. You can lay the TM backup down on the iMac, but it will most likely panic on the subsequent reboot.


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timshutes - mounting does NOT mean you use local space. ExpanDrive should work just fine for your application. You could probably even put a sparsebundle there and use TimeMachine to backup to it.


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The easiest way to copy your old setup (including your data) onto your new machine is to use Migration Assistant on the new model. This requires both computers to be connected "somehow" (with this "somehow" being as fast as possible, so a LAN is usually better than WLAN for instance). If you don't have access to both machines simultaneously, I would use an ...


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These are local snapshots. They should be on your external hard drive if it has been connected. Switched Time Machine off will remove them, but new backups will be created, unless you disable them. The following answer contains links which explain this very clearly http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/178718/19086


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You can try unchecking "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible" on System Preferences > Energy Saver (source). There's also an app that says it will give more detailed control called (appropriately) "Keep Drive Spinning". Here is a link to the developer site, the app sends you to macupdate for the download –be careful with bundled software on the ...


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I have done this before and all I had to do was connect the HDD to the AirportExtreme and point Time Machine to the new location. I would recommend copying the backups from the drive to another drive if you can before doing so, there are some instances where Time Machine will reject the backups and then you will need to format the drive.


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Use camera sync. The only problem I found is you have to manually open the app and then it backups your pic to the specified ftp server.


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Another option if both of the machines are in the same network. You can use netcat on both machines. Remember though, do not use this anywhere else where security is a concern as netcat is fast because it does not have any security layer. You can install window's netcat here: http://joncraton.org/blog/46/netcat-for-windows/ and on Mac you can use brew to ...


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Honestly, if something fast like USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt are available to you, get yourself a small 64GB SSD and a USB 3.0 enclosure, or this (expensive, but a very good long-term investment if you have Thunderbolt. It's actually just a Thunderbolt to SATA adapter, with a fancy name. There are other options, this is just the only one I'm familiar with. ), and ...


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I can speak from experience - I've got a 32GB USB drive, 8GB of which are a Yosemite installer and 24GB of which are normal storage. It works perfectly!


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I personally had this same message. I turned off iCloud backups, then turned it back on. Settings > iCloud > Backup. While it did as for my password the firs time, it has not asked since. If that dons't work, I suggest to again, turn off iCloud backup, delete the backup, then turn it back on. Settings > iCloud > Backup, turn off Settings > iCloud > ...


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Time Machine does not allow to provide a name for a backup. You can name the drive when directly attached, but not the backups within. I want to name my backups so I might not flash something else that I don't want. Not entirely sure what you mean by that, but if you meant backing up items already backed up, then you will need to understand that ...


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I had this same problem and it seems that the drive may have been underpowered. I may be wrong, but I got a powered USB hub and a new surge protector and everything worked out.


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Restart, hold down Command + R while booting to get to the restore screen. You can pick your backup from there. From support site


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An iTunes backup includes text messages. See this Apple page for what is included. Notice that to restore everything, including passwords, you need to encrypt the iTunes backup with a password.



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