How to Connect Time Capsule to a Mac With an Ethernet Cable

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Doing so will essentially make the Time Capsule a network-enabled hard drive and gigabit switch. Here's how to configure your Time Capsule for wired Bridge Mode on your network note that while we refer to the Time Capsule below, these instructions apply equally to the AirPort Extreme. To create a separate password for the Time Capsule, uncheck "Use a single password" This will give you two more boxes to create a password for the individual Time Capsule.

So at first thought, it seems I do not need to do anything. The last part "and use it only as a router" is that a typo? He has written technology pieces and political op-eds for a variety of student organizations and blogs. A list of the dates and times of backups appears.

I even see Motorola, the new one, so will leave that alone. Via the Network settings Looking in Airport Utility under ethernet I see Internet Green , followed by the Time Capsule device with two error messages, followed by the Airport Express, which is obviously not connected to the Internet. You may be asked to enter a name and password to connect to the backup disk.

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Quote from: If you do decide on that unit, the instructions for setting it up to work with Time Machine. My confusion is now is how to I migrate these folders to a new macbook pro without duplicating and how to then: Select the Time Capsule. In the beginning you needed a Time Capsule to use it, but later Apple added support for any hard drive plugged into your Mac. Ask Question.

How to Securely Erase an Apple Time Capsule

Click System Preferences…. So now I have this Time Capsule sitting around and thought I would continue to use it as a backup it has saved my life on many cases when I accidentally deleted old files, email, etc. You can also set up Time Machine on the new Mac and point it to the backup you currently have.

I have a lot of photos and videos that I want to keep in an archive, but not on my computer.

How to Install and Setup Your Time Capsule

I already set up my Time Capsule, or I should say it set itself up and named itself my name. Learn more. Use the AC adapter to plug the Time Capsule into an open power outlet on the wall. Use the text boxes next to "Network Password" and "Verify Password" to create a password. Email required. I still have two settings in my Network Preferences on my main computer: If you don't want to have a guest network, don't click the checkbox.

Is it possible to use an Apple Time Capsule just as a network attached backup drive and not a router?