ClearOS provides a basic Appletalk File and Print (AFP) server that can be used for user home folders using the Appletalk protocol. This is useful for setting up Mac OSX computer to use ClearOS as their Time Machine backup location.
If your system does not have this app available, you can install it via the Marketplace.
You can find this feature in the menu system at the following location:
From the Webconfig configuration page you can stop and start the service. You can also edit the configuration to give one of three states:
For users of Mac OSX 10.5 (Leopard) and greater, you can use the Apple File Protocol with your Time Machine feature from Apple. Connect to your running share (Command+k in Finder). Log in. Now, open system preferences by clicking the Apple icon at the top left. Select System Preferences… and then choose Time Machine under the System section. Choose the Select Disk button. You should see your home directory on the list. Highlight it and select Use for Backup.