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greencode
05-27-2011, 12:56 PM
I have an external drive that has 2 partitions and another drive that has no partitions. What I would like to do is copy those 2 partitions to the single drive but to set this up so that it automatically does this weekly. What I can't figure out is how I could select both drives to backup to the single drive - currently I have to backup 1 and then backup the other.

Umm, I hope all of that makes sense!

dnanian
05-27-2011, 12:57 PM
You should create two destination partitions/volumes for the source volumes, and two schedules. Don't mix them on one volume.

greencode
05-27-2011, 12:59 PM
You should create two destination partitions/volumes for the source volumes, and two schedules. Don't mix them on one volume.

Wow, that was a quick reply! Thanks for this, much appreciated.

greencode
05-27-2011, 01:11 PM
Actually with that can I create 2 schedules that start at the same time?

dnanian
05-27-2011, 01:35 PM
You can set the start times for the same, yes. But they'll run back to back.

greencode
05-27-2011, 01:38 PM
You can set the start times for the same, yes. But they'll run back to back.

I always like to send my Mac to sleep after the schedule has run so with the back to back in mind which schedule would I add that to?

dnanian
05-27-2011, 01:42 PM
Set one to run a minute after the other and make that one do the sleep.

greencode
05-27-2011, 01:43 PM
Set one to run a minute after the other and make that one do the sleep.

Thanks again for all your help.