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Take Control of Mac OS X Backups, Fourth Edition by Joe Kissell

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Set Up and Create Your First Versioned Backup

Next, configure your versioned backups. As with duplicates, the exact procedure varies from one application to the next, but again, let me give you a basic overview.

Note

Time travel: Because I have so much to say about Time Machine, I've added a separate section for it. If you'll be using Time Machine for versioned backups, skip ahead to Configure and Use Time Machine (p. 142)—but do return to read Test Your Versioned Backup and Mind Your Media, which also apply to Time Machine.

In your backup application, select the function for making a versioned backup. (See the Online Appendixes to learn how some applications name this feature.) Again, some programs distinguish between commands that are performed ...

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