Use Time Machine with 802.11ac AirPort Extreme Base Station
Apple has long maintained that a USB hard drive attached to an AirPort Base Station was not a supported configuration for Time Machine backups. That is no longer the case…if the USB drive in question is attached to an 802.11ac AirPort Extreme Base Station running AirPort Base Station Firmware 7.2.2 or later. Adam Engst describes this newly available AirPort Extreme capability in a TidBITS article that walks you through the details.
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