The Time Capsule is a combination NAS device and router from Apple designed to be used as a backup target for its Time Machine software.

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Connect Apple time capsule to an existing modem+router

I have a modem+wireless router that my ISP gave that I use to connect to the internet as well as connect my IP TV box. I just bought a Time Capsule and I want to use it as the wireless access point. ...
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Back up multiple macs to an external connected to a time capsule

We have several Macs in our house backing up to a single Time Machine with an external hard drive attached via USB. We also have user accounts set up on the Time Machine for each Mac owner in the ...
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Why doesn't twitter.com load on my home network?

I'm trying to figure out why my twitter clients stopped working. I am unable to load twitter via twitter clients or http://twitter.com/ on all machines connected to my home network. The connection ...
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Macbook Air cannot connect to the Time Capsule's shared disk

My 802.11ac Time Capsule is sharing Wifi and disk to several computers at home. My Raspberry Pi can mount and list files correctly on the Time Capsule's shared disk. However, my MacBook Air could not ...
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Using another 3rd party network connected hard drive as a Time Capsule [duplicate]

We've got several Macs at home that are all currently backing up to individual 2.5" external HDs this is ok, but a bit of an irritant to have to plug in the HD and set it running each night. We ...
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Back up to Time Capsule remotely via SSH + iMac

I wonder if it's possible to connect from my MacBook at home to my iMac at work, using SSH and then bind 'whateverport' to my Time Capsule (placed at work) so I can backup my MacBook from home as ...
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Permissions Error Time Capsule (can't rsync owned by root:wheel group)

So, I had just flat out erased my Time Capsules 2TB drive and began running a sync script I wrote alongside a Time Machine Backup. They both have been running for over a day without a hitch, but out ...
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Synchronize two folders on the same Mac os X Lion

Is there a way to synchronize two folders on Mac OS X Lion on the following scenario please: 1) Each time I update or delete a file on a given folder, the other folder will change accordingly. 2) ...
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Place Google Drive Folder on Timecapsule

Is there a way to have the Google Drive folder inside Apple Time Capsule ? Can anyone please point out some directions. I keep getting: 1) I initially go to google drive application setup; 2) I then ...
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Wifi monitor bandwidth by IP address

Is there a way to monitor the bandwidth being used by each IP address in my network? I'm using an apple time capsule router.
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Extend DHCP subnet scope of Time Capsule

I am sitting here with a Time Capsule that I use as a DHCP server with a 10.0.1.0/24 network. I really want to extend the scope so it becomes a /16 instead. Is this possible on the Time Capsule or ...
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Motorola NVG510 bridge mode

I have a Motorola NVG510 modem from AT&T, and I would like to disable all routing functions and use it as just a modem. I have a Time Capsule that's already connected and broadcasting its own ...
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Apple Airport Express, Extreme and Time Capsules, BT Home Hub, Wireless Extenders confusion

I post quite frequently in Stack Overflow, but use Superuser less frequently. Mainly as I don't change hardware often and rarely have software issues! I live in a small stone cottage, and have an ...
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PC and Mac can't see each other in network; Time Capsule transfers are slow

I have troubles connecting from Mac to PC and vice versa. I have the following setup: Router LAN: Time Capsule (10.0.1.1) Wireless: Mac OS 10.8 (10.0.1.2) PC Windows 7 (10.0.1.5) Here are the ...
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Problems backing up to Apple TimeCapsule

I've used an Apple Timecapsule for a number of years and through a number of iterations of the hardware. My latest device is the 2TB model and I've been running no problem for 12 months. I've ...
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Connecting a Time Capsule, as a wireless router, to a Netgear GS724 L2 managed switch

My previous home network involved just an Apple Time Capsule and an ADSL router. A LAN port of the ADSL router was simply connected to the WAN port of the Time Capsule through a straight ethernet ...
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time capsule network using snow leopard laptop as a router

My cable modem went south today, and my ISP can't do the service call until Wednesday. I am attempting to temporarily get my network working, with minimal changes to the infrastructure, to go out ...
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Forward Ports to a computer on the guest network (AirPort Extreme)

Is it possible to forward ports (ex: 80, 443, 21, 22, 23, 25, 110, 143, 3389, ...) to a computer on the Guest network a of AirPort Extreme ?? I have the both network enabled and I want my child to ...
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Is it possible to access an Apple Time Capsule over the internet?

I'd like to be able to continue backing things up even when I'm not in the office, so if it's easy to access it over the internet, I'd like to set this up. I'm using OSX Lion.
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Is there an account to see all folders on a Time Capsule?

When using Time Capsule with many user accounts, is there a root account to connect to the Time Capsule with, that can see all folders on the device?
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How can I set this WiFi network up, sharing internet through a Time Capsule?

How would I go about setting this up? So far I have the modem and the Billion talking to each other. The internet (vsat modem) ethernet cable goes to the 'ewan' port on the Billion and is setup as ...
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Can Time Capsule make multiple disk images?

A simple question. Does the Time Capsule allow you to make multiple disk images for the same computer? I am thinking about getting a Time Capsule. It is not that I care much about backup it is just ...
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Apple TimeCapsule not working with ADSL

I have just got a Time Capsule for christmas. I plugged the ADSL cable from the filter into the circle slot thats the "internet ethernet port". However, it doesnt register, the little light doesnt ...
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Time Capsule Firmware upgrade from 7.5.2 to 7.6 fails

I have an Apple Time Capsule 802.11n (3rd Gen) running firmware 7.5.2. The amber light was blinking, and AirPort Utility shows that I need to do a firmware upgrade to 7.6. However, when I try to do ...
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Can Lion Automount Drives When They're Connected to Time Capsule?

Is there a way to detect when external drives are connected to a Time Capsule, and mount them automatically? I have 3 external drives tied to a Time Capsule via a USB hub. Most of the time they are ...
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OS X Time Machine log

How can I find out what really being or was backed up by my Time Machine/Capsule? Is there a log somewhere or perhaps I can throw --verbose somewhere to make sure it gets logged now? I see a 700mb ...
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Ability to read Apple Time Capsule Hard Drive on OS X?

Is there a way to read hard drive from Apple TimeCapsule on my Mac?
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Access home network via internet

At home I have a little network. It is mostly wireless componentes hanging together. I have a wireless router and a Time Capsule hanging from it. I would like to be able to connect my Windows pc to my ...
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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Is it possible to create or store a Windows backup system image on a non-NTFS drive?

I'm trying to use Windows Backup on Windows 7 to create a system image to a network location. The destination, identified by UNC path, is an Apple Time Capsule formatted with HFS+. While Windows ...
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How to store music files on Time Capsule yet get fast sync speeds when syncing iPod to PC?

I have moved all my media files (about 500GB worth) to a 2TB Time Capsule that also functions as my wireless router. The goal was to centralize all my media files so they could be accessed from ...
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Why is my Time Machine backup trying to backup everything from scratch?

I have a MacBook Pro from work, and I backup a single 20GB folder on it called "Projects" that sits within the root directory on the main hard drive. Recently, our IT department had to create us all ...
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Time Capsule & Encrypted Backups under OS X Lion

How can I have an encrypted Time Machine backup on my Time Capsule? The option is in Time Machine preferences, but greyed out. Anyone know of hacks/workarounds to make this work?
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Time Capsule and Windows 7

I have recently reinstalled Windows 7 on my laptop. This was no problem and everything worked well. I have installed F-Secure anti-virus, also working well. Then I installed Apple airport utility so ...
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How can I get my Time Capsule to be encrypted with FileVault now that my Macs have full disk encryption?

It seems absolutely idiotic that my disks are encrypted and automatically send all of their data unencrypted to NAS.
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Can Linux mount a normal Time Machine sparse bundle disk image directory?

I am looking to see if Linux can mount and read the files natively stored on a Time Capsule over a network share. Like this question, I am looking for something that replicates at least read-only ...
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Windows 7, Mapped network drive permanent disconnect?

I mapped a network drive to my Apple Time Capsule as T, but due to some configuration problems I had (but have fixed) it wouldn't reconnect at login. In one of my tests I mapped the same drive as Z ...
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Can one use Airport (Time Capsule) with an external DHCP server?

I currently share my DSL connection using a wireless router with DHCP disabled, and dnsmasq running on a Mac Mini serving DHCP & DNS. This setup is important because I have clients doing PXE ...
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Make external drive connected to TimeCapsule appears as one drive with internal hard drive

I have a TimeCapsule with an external drive connected. Right now I see in Finder two separate units. I would like to make both hard drives (internal and external) appears as if they were a single ...
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Can an AirPort connected USB drive be used with Time Machine?

I have a Time Capsule but the hard drive has failed. So basically it's now an AirPort Extreme. I'd like to connect a basic USB drive to the Time Capsule and use it for Time Capsule backup on two or ...
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Time Capsule - Home made - OpenWrt router with usb disk acting as airport wireless device

I want to remove need of connecting my Time Capsule usb disk directly to usb on my macbook. I don't need any other functionality which Apple Time Capsule offer. Ideas/Questions Is it possible to ...
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Safe to manually delete backed-up files from Time Machine? TM takes for ever to delete backups

Is it safe to manually delete files and folders from a time capsule? ( Apple's Time Machine backup system calls backup partitions that way ) Because using TM's option Delete all backups of ... is ...
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LAN connection OK; through Time Capsule WiFi, it doesn't

Here's my problem: I just moved in to a new apartment (in Sweden). LAN is working as long as I connect my computer directly to the plug in the wall. But when I connect my Time Capsule (TC) to the ...
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Restoring over USB from Timecapsule?

I have a Time Capsule and am going to do a restore to a new Mac I bought. Instead of doing this restore over ethernet (or wifi [shudder]) is there any way to do the restore over USB from the Mac to ...
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Is it possible to remove a single file from a Time Capsule backup?

I have a Time Capsule and it has backup images of my computer. There is a file within the backup that I wish to delete but I do not want to delete the entire backup. Is this possible?
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Can I use the Apple Time Capsule as a NAS?

1) Can I use Time Capsule as server? Can I run operating systems on it? 2) I'm using Time Machine with my Mac with Time Capsule. Let's say my Mac crashes, and I cannot use it anymore. Can I restore ...
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Time Capsule Refuses to Connect After Interrupted File Transfer

I have a first generation Apple Time Capsule set up as a NAS on my network. I use the built-in hard drive for Time Machine backups, with a 1.5 TB external HDD attached to the Time Capsule over USB. ...
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How to back up a network volume to my Time Capsule?

I have a Time Capsule that I'm using for my backups. I have a network volume (coincidentally on the same time capsule) that I'd like to back up as well. How can I tell Time Machine to back up ...
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Connecting to VNC Server behind Router

Right now, I have a Mac behind a Time Capsule1, which is behind a router installed by my ISP. In System Preferences, I've enabled Remote Management, but the IP address it gives me is a local IP ...
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Can't mount Time Capsule via Wi-Fi

I have an Apple Time Capsule, and have been able to back up to it without a problem for the past few months. However, today I found I cannot connect to the Time Capsule from Finder, though it appears ...