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C16.  The network backup disk does not support ... AFP features

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Either of these messages means your 3rd-party NAS does not support the version of OSX your Mac is running. 

Contact the maker of your NAS for an

Some popular makers' information about this on Lion:

  1. Western Digital  

  2. Iomega

  3. LaCie NAS (scroll down to that in the link).  May not work on Lion.

Also see:  OS X Lion: Connecting to legacy AFP services.

This is one of the risks to using a 3rd-party NAS.  See the pink box in Time Machine FAQ #2.

If these are your only backups, see Time Machine FAQ #27 for some suggestions.