As a Mac user I’ve always used Time Machine for local backups. The only issue is that it requires plugging a drive directly into your machine or buying an Apple Time Capsule. At $200 – $400 that’s not a cheap option for NAS backups.
So I set out to create my own DIY Time Capsule using a 3TB Hard Drive and a Raspberry Pi. Below are the steps I went through to get things setup.
Note: I always recommend having multiple backup sources and because this setup requires mimicking Apple protocol there is potential for data loss. Use at your own risk.
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DIY Time Capsule with a Raspberry Pi (Caleb Woods)