Best Backup solutions for external to external

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mashinhead, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
    I'm backing up my external drive. But i want to back it up to another external. ATM i'm cloning it as there is a lot of information on it. But after that is done I want the backup to just reflect the changes that are made on the original. waht is the best way to do this?
  2. richard.mac macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2007
    51.50024, -0.12662
    you can use SuperDuper! (licensed) to do this. for the first backup do an "erase and copy" which formats your second external and then clones the data from the first external to the second. then after that you can use "smart update" which only copies the changes. i would do an erase and copy first :) as i dont know if smart update will work with an already backed up external whether it be manually or another third party cloner :confused:.
  3. mashinhead thread starter macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
    well im currently cloning with carbon copy cloner. are you saying that i have to completely reclone useing Superduper to get the smart update to work?

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