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SuperDuper! actually does this automatically
Authored by: syzygies on Jul 28, '10 10:00:51AM

That's great. I remember old SD! forum discussions from when SD! didn't work this way. I hadn't realized that this had changed. I tend to feel like a fringe user when I ask for anything, so I turn to Mac OS X Hints and my own scripts.

The other issues that I had with letting SD! schedule backups were the flurry of error messages from scheduled backups that couldn't run (I have perhaps a dozen potential backup drives, mostly offsite, with at most two or three attached at once) and the requirement that SD! run through its GUI, while I am logged in, only backing up from volume to volume rather than from folder to folder. Calling the SD! command line tool from my own script, run in background whether I am logged in or not, resolved all of these issues for me.

At this point one could as easily use rsync or CCCloner, but I prefer the paid version of SD!, which has never let me down.



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SuperDuper! actually does this automatically
Authored by: dnanian on Jul 28, '10 12:34:52PM

Yes, I remember discussing this with you in our forums some time ago. It'll still give errors when drives aren't attached (although we now have a "backup on mount" option that you can use in lieu of, or in addition to, timed scheduled), and we do require the GUI for our scheduling... for most users, that works fine... :-)



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