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Create daily backups on an encrypted disk image
Authored by: Spades on May 21, '04 10:43:13AM
Oh by the way, you can make an even better backup by converting to a compressed image. It will be smaller, and it may take less time than a straight copy. You still have to be logged out, but rather than the straight copy use the command:

hdiutil convert username.sparseimage -format UDZO -o somefilename

Add the -encryption flag if you want to keep the image encrypted. To restore the backup, follow the last half of this hint:

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