Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a redundant Time Machine backup, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
I have to think that all of you are backing up your data, right?…If not, pause this movie right now and read about backing up in my Mountain Lion…Essential Training Course. When you're ready, come on back.…Okay. Back?…Great. Now, that you're all backing up, let's proceed.…One backup is good. Two is better.…And it is because one of them may fail. In this movie, I'm going to show you how…to use Time Machine to create two backup sets.…To do that, I'll go to System Preferences, and then I'll select Time Machine.…
Now, as you could see currently I'm backing up to backup disk one, which is…this one on my desktop. I'd like to create an additional backup…set to my 4 TB drive that I also have plugged into my Mac.…So, how do I do it? Simple enough, click on Select Disk.…Select an available disk. And in this case, we're going to use that…4 TB drive, and click on Use Disk. When I do that, I have three options.…One is I can cancel, so I'll just stop doing the thing altogether.…
I can replace my first backup, or I can use both of them.…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
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