Also, I wanted encryption. In my case I used en1 (Airport MAC address which kept giving me the error 45) change to en0 address and it worked. ASF brabbeldas 6 August 2012 at 11:08 pm Hi ASF, I got it working on Mountain Lion. January 20, 2010 | Adam I have an identical error to Adam -hdiutil: create failed - No such file or directory I'm trying to backup to QNAP TS-109.... his comment is here
Thanks to Stephen Morley for the command. Reply Justin Pot November 29, 2015 at 2:36 pm I hope it works out for you! Read More . 1. I looked in /Volumes and saw that the sparsebundle was being created on the local disk and not on the main disk. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1422065?tstart=0
And, outside of OS X, you can't use the command to manually assign the drive. I can see the sparse bundle in disc utility, and when I select the item with a disc icon (versus disc image) I can run verify disc, which reports that it Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by KBranham, KBranham Mar 12, 2008 8:46 PM in response to kurtosis Level 1 (0 points) Mar 12, 2008 8:46 PM in response
Mystery solved. The default username assigned to Stora2 is computersbackup and the password is whatever you have chosen in the preference setup of Computers Backup.Just my guess on this, hope it helps. Thought I had the latest software by downloading the software rather than installing from the CD. lets see !
February 18, 2010 | Phil Nash Hi Phil,Great post. Time Machine Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created Error Null I spend 6+ hours with multiple reseting and reconfiguration. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by wolvesjames, wolvesjames Mar 8, 2008 8:13 AM in response to syd-music Level 1 (15 points) Mar 8, 2008 8:13 AM in response http://www.levelofindirection.com/journal/2009/10/10/using-a-networked-drive-for-time-machine-backups-on-a-mac.html Did the method above work for you?
Just won't find the backup. Tell your Mac to mount the virtual drive at boot. Scroll down for the next article © 2016 MakeUseOf. Also you will be prompted to enter your admin password (sudo runs the command as SuperUser): sudo hdiutil create -size 320g -type SPARSEBUNDLE -nospotlight -volname "Backup of
Report Inappropriate Content Message 6 of 12 (23,073 Views) Model: Reply 0 Kudos sillyname Aspirant Posts: 669 Registered: 2010-08-12 Re: Solution to: "Time Machine could not complete the backup. Open the Terminal, then switch to the Desktop folder: cd Desktop Now let’s create the sparse image. Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null)) Error 45" Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 2011-01-01 02:51 PM I had this error and after hours I Every step worked well.
Open a terminal window and paste the following in (then hit return, of course): defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1 Mounted network drives will then show up in the list of destinations this content TimeMachine will automatically mount the virtual sparsebundle image, when the backup starts. The One Hangup: Can’t Use OS X Recovery The above process gives you a working Time Machine backup, with one caveat: you cannot use this backup to restore using OS X what happens when my 240GB of data tries to copy itself to a 200GB sparsebundle?
Starting today, I cant mount my sparsebundle anymore. Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Previous So now I have four backups that i need to redo from scratch... http://thesweepdoctor.com/could-not/the-backup-disk-image-could-not-be-created-error-45.html Looking into it some more, the only new file was the sparsebundle file which was almost 500Gb.
After changing it, if the LocalHostname didn't change automatically, click the Edit button and make the corresponding change to it. Previous Frequently Asked Questions Home Troubleshooting Contact Next Apply the Optimisation and other information in order to avoid long delays in backup process caused by Spotlight indexing,You should set the Spotlight application to not index the mapped network drive. Posts: 1 Joined: Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:01 pm Re: Time Machine completed a verification of your backups Quote Postby vmassol » Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:04 pm I'm using DSM
January 25, 2010 | Matt Thanks. For everyone else with the same issue, the reason is Jarlath did not read closely enough. Is there a way I could modify your procedure to use my user dir and username instead of comutersbackup? John Link December 17, 2015 at 6:58 pm What problems would you foresee if I were to proceed as I've described, whether using a single partition or six partitions?
Reply Petuel Gaspar April 22, 2016 at 8:19 am hello , do you have procedure for recovery using this backup procedure. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Thanks ! Reply Tiago Santos August 12, 2015 at 5:48 pm It is a router problem.
i was on the phone with a tier 2 tech support guy for almost 18 hours total over about six days... Jazz Report Inappropriate Content Message 8 of 12 (23,073 Views) Model: Reply 0 Kudos jbainesy Aspirant Posts: 7 Registered: 2010-12-06 Re: Solution to: "Time Machine could not complete the backup. I am backing up as we speak ;-) Thanks to all who helped with this - glad to finally feel secure (well, I did feel secure, but glad to finally be iMac - 2.8 - i7 - 16GB - Lion / iTouch - 32 GB - iOS 5.0.01MacBook Air i5 128 GB SSD / MacBook Pro iPad 16 GB & iPad2 16
Sean December 16, 2015 at 5:18 pm The issue I’m having is that when I restart my Mac, the script runs before the network adaptor gets the chance to connect to We won’t need the image mounted, so we can safely unmount it. Reply Justin Pot February 28, 2015 at 8:31 pm I'm glad we could figure it out! Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Page 1 of 3 last Next This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only.
You can set a maximum size for your sparse image, effectively capping how much of your network drive’s space Time Machine will ever take up.