1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 18, 2013 1:06 PM by Ralph Johns (UK)
fcv111 Level 1 (0 points)

Time capsule set-up:  Iv seen tutorials. They show the power cable and the ethernet cable from the modem going into Time Capsule... Is there an ethernet needed from the Time Machine to the computer?


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  • Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 (71,158 points)

    Hi,

     

    This Post has been categorised with "iChat and iChat Sharing" but is plainly not about iChat.

     

    Were you looking to categorise it with something else ?

     

    I don't have a Time Capsule but I have used Time Machine over Wifi between a computer that did not have a Back Up drive connected and a computer that did  (both computers were WiFi).

     

    This method is very slow to backup even when doing hourly incremental ones.

    A direct connection like you get in Firewire or USB 2.0 connections do tend to be "best" for Speed.

     

    The Ethernet cable would normally go to the Modem you have

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    From http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/TimeCapsule_SetupGuide.pdf

    If you are not using a Browser with a PDF reader in it such as Safari then this will be a download.

     

    This Set up guide  shows a pic at the top with several Ethernet Ports.

     

     

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