1 Reply Latest reply: May 9, 2011 4:05 AM by kwhite01
leefromswindon Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Hi, I wonder if you could help me? I have recently purchased a MacBook Pro, and wanted to set up my Netgear ReadyNas Duo to work with it as a Time Machine Backup.


I set up Time Machine access in the Netgear ReadyNas using the Front View set up, and the drive came up, it started to perform a backup, went for about an hour, stopped, and ever since I have been unable to find the ReadyNas, and it will not perform backups.


I can view the ReadyNas in Finder, and it's picked up in iTunes, although I usually have to access the ReadyNas in Finder before iTunes will realise it's there.


I've searched the Forums, and can find no actual solutions to this, is this because there isn't one?


My Router is a Sky DLink router.


Thanks for any help anyone can provide!!!



MacBook Pro
  • kwhite01 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)



    Don't think I can help much.  I have a ReadyNas Duo connected to the Apple Airport Extreme router via ethernet and also an iMac, also connected to the router via ethernet.  I used to have the duo purely as a NAS and it was always present in Finder.  Actually, it showed up two or three times, I think this was due to the different protocols that were in use and as I didn't understand them, I never turned any off.


    However, now I use it purely as a Time Machine disc, using the time machine settings that are in the Readnas interface.  I turned all the protocols off apart from the one that it says it needs.


    The ReadNAS duo only now gets mounted when a backup is being done...then it dissapears.  Occasionly it says it cant connect as it doesn't have the password, which is rubbish, cos telling it to go again and its fine.


    Can you still view the readynas interface via the web browser?  I'd go in and double check the settings, and also check your available space...I dont know what happens when the disk is full (I thought it would overwrite the oldest data).