time machine

  1. Andy

    Time Machine very slow

    Hi I've recently set up my DS218+ with DSM 7.01 to backup my three Macs via Time Machine with SMB. I'm pretty sure I've done it all correctly as it's all working. But it's incredibly slow. The initial back up was not slow, but subsequent backups are really slow- Over an hour for 600MB. Im...
  2. B

    DSM 7.0 Time Machine backups after DSM 7 update

    I noticed that Time machine can't find either the attached USB drive nor has made backups to NAS for 3 days. Two events happened that day. I installed successfully DSM 7 and later that night a thunderstorm, lost electricity for a few hours but UPS took over and all seemed okay thereafter. (Not...
  3. SantucciOhio

    Time Machine shared folder and file compression

    When I first set up my DS918+ I used the setup wizard that recommended a single storage pool and a single volume. I have 4 x 4TB drives and chose SHR1 so I have a single ~10.5TB volume. So far so good. I then created a shared folder for Time Machine backups with a quota of 6TB. That was about 2...
  4. B

    Delete time Machine backup

    I searched using this subject but not finding. I have a 220+ and am fairly new at this. I was able to set up a Time machine backup for both my and wife's computer in the NAS. I additionally have an external 2T drive attached to USB for a secondary TM backup. My NAS file size limit for TM is 1T...
  5. pajczur

    Backup and enter Time Machine from outside of LAN

    Hello, I am not sure what exactly is LAN, but I mean I have my macbook in other wi-fi network than DS220j. Or in more human words :) I mean situation that my DS220j is in New York home wi-fi network while I am with my macbook in Los Angeles in hotel wi-fi network. Is there a way to use Time...
  6. pajczur

    Backup NAS itself drive by Time Machine on the same NAS

    Hello, I know how to configure Time Machine on DS220j to backup my Macbook. But I have other issue. In DS220j there are slots for two drives. I would like to configure it in following way: SLOT 1 - Here I would like to have installed Synology DSM and keep shared folder for Time Machine...
  7. J

    Time Machine on NAS, how to access them after format disc?

    Hy guys. I just changed my ssd on my MacBook Pro and now of course, I have to set a new Time Machine backup on my Synology NAS. But first, I would like to access the old backup to restore some of my files. But...I can't see the old ones and I don't understand why. I select on TM options my Nas...
  8. B

    use drive to replace timemachine

    I started to experiment to replace time machine by Drive but I wonder how to handle deleted files in a folder is there a way to get from the history like timemachine? or better to use in // timemachine?
  9. B

    Cloud Station Backup or Time Machine?

    I heard Time Machine has some issues over the nework but is this True? How are people managing their backup from mac? Whata bout using Cloud Station Backup? Also Do some people use both Drive and a Time Machine backup on the same NAS? (I own a RS819)
  10. wwwampy

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS

    wwwampy submitted a new resource: Back up your Mac with TIme Machine to Synology NAS - A guide to using Apple Time Machine and your NAS Read more about this resource...
  11. wwwampy

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS 2019-10-10

    A very useful guide from NAS Compares if you're a Mac user and would like to use Time Machine to backup to Synology NAS. https://nascompares.com/2019/04/08/how-to-back-up-your-mac-to-synology-nas-with-time-machine/