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Using multiple backup disks for Time Machine is perfectly save
Authored by: chucky23 on May 22, '10 07:42:01AM

Short version for folks arriving late to the conversation:

- palahala is correct.
- aubreyapple doesn't have the slightest clue what he's talking about.

Apple explicitly supports using multiple TM destinations. This hint is safe in that regard.



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Using multiple backup disks for Time Machine is perfectly save
Authored by: aubreyapple on May 22, '10 07:51:50PM

Well, you are right. I cannot reproduce the problem... not to say it did not happen to me, it did.

I still recommend caution.

So, chucky23, can you point to where Apple explicitly supports multiple destinations?

Thanks.

Edited on May 22, '10 08:00:09PM by aubreyapple



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Using multiple backup disks for Time Machine is perfectly save
Authored by: Tantali on Jun 09, '10 09:08:16AM

I've used this script for nearly half a year and haven't encountered any problems with it, except for an occasional reluctance to start backing up (which is immediately solved by manually telling it once to start a backup)

Edited on Jun 09, '10 09:15:48AM by Tantali



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