Time Machine & APFS Backups In Big Sur

One of the problems people had in macOS Catalina is not being able to do a Time Machine backup to a APFS formatted hard drive. macOS Big Sur has fixed this issue. This article explains how to set up your external APFS hard drive and Time Machine to do backups in Big Sur. The article is a little technical, but worth your time if you wish to institute this process in Big Sur.