macOS Time Machine Online User Guide and Solutions

Online user guide for macOS Time Machine.


NAS (Network Attached Storage)


Subject Answer ID Title
Configuration 3561 Starting macOS Time Machine Backups to My Cloud and Network Attached Storage
Configuration 18215 How To Start Time Machine Backups Over SMB in macOS Sierra 10.12
Configuration 18624 How to Disable and Enable My Cloud Mac Backup "Time Machine" Option
Configuration 5332 How to delete Time Machine backups on a My Book World (White Light) drive
Configuration 9881 How to use WD SmartWare to backup data from Dropbox
Solution 9531 Error: 'Time Machine could not complete the backup.' occurs when backing up to the Time Machine share
Solution 9908 Time Machine backup takes a long time to complete
Solution 15033 Time Machine Must Create A New Backup For You
Solution 14921 macOS 10.12 (Sierra) Time Machine backup fails with 'OSStatus Error 65' on a My Cloud device
Solution 7081 Error: 'The network backup disk does not support the required AFP features' is displayed using Time Machine on Mac OSX 10.7
Solution 14917 macOS 10.12 (Sierra) Time Machine backup fails with 'OSStatus Error 65' on My Book Live and My Book Live Duo
Solution 9776 Apple Time Machine backups fail with error 516 when backing up to a WD Sentinel product
Solution 11119 Dashboard on a WD Sentinel DS series shows backup status as 'Unsuccessful' during a Time Machine backup
Solution 15236 My Passport Wireless Pro All LED Blinking At First Time Boot After Time Machine Formatted Backup
Solution 11390 On a WD Sentinel DS Series, the AFP service will create Time Machine share on USB stick if connected as D drive during activation
Solution 11013 Search our Knowledge Base / WD Community Time Machine backup stored on a My Cloud device cannot be restored
Solution 11118 On a WD Sentinel DS series, Time Machine backups are created on the boot drive
Solution 11121 On Mac OSX Mavericks, Time Machine fails to detect a My Book World Edition or My Book World Edition II network drive


DAS (Direct Attached Storage)


Subject Answer ID Title
Configuration 1694 Starting macOS Time Machine Backups to My Passport and External USB Drives
Configuration 5363 How to initiate a backup with Time Machine after a firmware upgrade on a WD My Book drive with Mac OSX 10.6.x
Solution 17782 Time Machine Is Not Accepting My Password
Solution 15138 Error preparing the Time Machine disk - Couldn't unmount disk
Solution 2580 Time Machine running in Mac OS 10.5.x stops backing up to an external drive

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