1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 21, 2013 3:37 PM by Pondini
bzb888 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

IF I do not hook up my time machine/airport to the internet, can I still use it just as a back-up system? Do I do that with an internet cable? Thanks


iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • 1. Re: ethernet cable and time machine
    Pondini Level 8 Level 8 (38,720 points)

    Yes, and you can use either Ethernet or WIFI. 

     

    But since you have an iMac, it will be much faster, easier, and more reliable (not to mention $200 cheaper) to back up to a directly-connected external HD.