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Time Machine client on Server?

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May 10, 2012 3:39 PM

Can I use Time Machine to back up a file share? I'm thinking of attaching 2 external drives to a mac mini server, the first HD to host an network file share, the second would be a RAID for Time Machine backups of the file share HD.


Does Lion Server come with the Time Machine client software?



  • gracoat Level 3 Level 3 (645 points)
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    May 10, 2012 8:10 PM (in response to Ted Fitzpatrick)

    OS X Lion already comes with all the software you need.  If your server is running Time Machine and has a share that's set up to broadcast it's availability, the client will show that there's a disk available when you set things up.


    Just select the network share as a backup destination and voila!





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