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HT3275 time machine couldn't complete backup

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May 17, 2013 7:28 PM

I have a new iMac, and an older Western Digital Sharespace network backup. I have the mac and NAS attached to the same switch (the router is full). Time Machine will connect to WD_backup, and I use wd_backup as my user ID ,and backup as my password as indicated. It connects, but no matter what I do I constantly get the same error message.

"Time Machine couldn't complete the backup to "WDSharespace""

"The backup disk is not available"

 

I am at a complete loss as to why this will not work.  Can anyone help?

 

Thanks

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)

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