One of the most popular uses of having a hosted Mac is for archiving backups of existing Mac computers in a secure, remote location with always-available, high-speed Internet.
To configure this service:
Each user will need to connect to the remote drive across the internet using your Mac’s IP address like this:
It’s recommended you configure your client (the Mac in front of you – not the hosted Mac) to automatically connect to the remote share on your hosted server every time you restart your local machine. On your local device:
Many users take advantage of our external USB/Thunderbolt and network-attached storage devices to greatly expand the capacity and capabilities of the server they are using as a backup location. Storage add-ons like these can be added from your customer dashboard under the Add-Ons tab within the details of your subscription(s).
If you’re interested in backup solutions other than Time Machine, look at our Resilio Sync guide.