|Nov 13, 2012, 10:46 PM||#1|
Need larger Time Machine BU HD or HDs
I have an iMac 27 late 2009 and I have always used one large BU drive for Time Machine. I just increased the size of my internal HD to 2TB with three External HDs (Mackintosh HD & Ext 1 & Ext 2 & Ext 3). My 2TB Time Machine BU HD is now too small for a complete backup. Is there a way to use multiple HDs as a BU drive?
Can I do multiple backups with each BU using different external HDs and one BU with Mac HD plus another Ext HD eg BU One =(Mac HD & Ext 1); BU Two =(Ext 2 & Ext 3)?
Has to be a way with all the data we acquire.
|Nov 14, 2012, 11:43 AM||#3|
|Nov 14, 2012, 12:09 PM||#4|
2. You can have multiple (redundant) backup destinations, but they will all be the same.
3. You cannot (and I think this was your core issue) backup for example, 3TB of data to one 1TB and one 2TB drive. It all needs to fit on one destination drive.
|Dec 1, 2012, 11:34 PM||#7|
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