Your NAS and TimeMachine configuration


In order to prevent that your HD in your NAS gets completely filled with TimeMachine files. do the following to limit the space to 500GB.

  1. Create a share called TimeMachine
  2. Create a limited user called timemachine
  3. Limit the quota for this user to 500 GB
  4. Goto Shares, Edit share as below
  5. Now activate TimeMachine in your iMac using above credentials.
  6. Done!timemachine-mac1.jpg