Quick Tip: Use Multiple Backups Destinations in Time Machine



In this screencast I show you how easy it is to set up multiple destinations within Time Machine in Mountain Lion.

Time Machine is an excellent backup tool that’s been included with OS X for quite some time now. With the release of Mountain Lion, it was updated to allow backing up to multiple locations without the need to change your settings every time, making it the ideal backup solution for most people who would otherwise look elsewhere when wanting a way to keep an offsite backup. In…

5 comments on Quick Tip: Use Multiple Backups Destinations in Time Machine

  1. Hello! I have some problems by installing both locations. Time Capule is making connection with both locations one by one. So there is no option to choose 'use both'. Do you have a suggestion for me what to do? Many thanks in advance!

  2. Hi. Is there a way to back up 2 different drives? I use Time Machine to back up my boot drive with all my apps etc, but I also want to back up my internal RAID with all my work on it, to another external drive. So I want two separate backups of two separate drives, rather than one drive being backed up to two. Can we do this with Time Machine?

  3. Is it possible to have two time machines that back up exclusive/different content, or do they both have to back up the same thing? I have one external for movies, and one for tv shows. I'd like to have a separate time machine for each external. they are all in a probox 8 which has 8 bays for externals. Thanks!

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