time machine

  1. B

    Cannot Delete Single Files From Time Machine Backups

    Hi Forum, Basically hopeless at this point, as for a year I have been trying to figure out how to delete instances of a file / folder from my time machine backups which I use my DS718+ for. when I "enter time machine" I see the list of all my backups (hourly, daily , weekly). When i select...
  2. tekguru

    Time Machine Backup To Synology NAS

    I came across this article on FB the other day. Very useful, it might be handy for others. https://www.storagealchemist.com/time-machine-backup-to-synology-nas/
  3. T

    DSM 7.0 Time Machine backup Question, and how does my Storage look?

    Hello. I am wondering if there is a way to remove a Time Machine backup and force a completely new backup. I have 2 different MacBook Pros set up to use my DS218 for the Time Machine backups. Time Machine 2 is showing me 726GB in Storage Analyzer, but I don't under stand why it is so high...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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?
  12. 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)
  13. SynoMan

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS

    SynoMan 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...
  14. SynoMan

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS

    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/ And another one from Storage Alchemist...