formatting my 1T external HD for OSX

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I just got an external HD which I intend to use for my Mac Pro, with TimeMachine.

Is this the right backup software to use?

What steps must I follow to get the HD formatted properly?

Thanks!
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Format on the mac with disk utility as mac extended journaled.

Start up time machine and specify this as your time machine backup disk.

That's about all there is to it.
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