One of the most popular uses of the MacStadium colocation service is for archiving backups of existing Mac computers into 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:
afp://192.168.1.186(Use your assigned IP address)
It's recommended to setup your client (the PC 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 and network-attached storage devices to greatly expand the capacity and capabilities of the server they are using as a backup location.
If you're interested in backup solutions other than Time Machine, look at our Resilio Sync guide.