Setting up a minimax hard drive on an airport extreme

I have a minimax drive that I was able to connect to and backup via time machine when I connected directly via firewire. But now I want to set it up on the airport extreme's usb port. I'm not able to see the drive in the airport extreme disks. I went in to file sharing and setht share disks over WAN, but still no go.

What am I missing?
BillTrAsked:
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str8edgepunkerCommented:
With the latest update, Time Machine does work with an Airport Extreme's AirDisk so I'd make sure that the Airport is up to date with the latest firmware.

Also, here's a guide on how to use it with AirDisk: http://gizmodo.com/370017/how+to-use-time-machine-with-an-airport-extreme
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BillTrAuthor Commented:
How do I view it outside of time machine? I don't think the macbook is seeing the disk at all...how do I confirm that?
Thanks
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str8edgepunkerCommented:
You should be able to see it connected in the Airport Utility.
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