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Forum: General 04-04-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
Great, thanks. Please consider this a...

Great, thanks.

Please consider this a feature request to restore the v3.2.5 functionality in future versions of SuperDuper.

In the meantime, I'll continue using v3.2.5. But that clearly ain't...
Forum: General 04-04-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
OK but what about data volume only? That is the...

OK but what about data volume only? That is the next-best thing for me.

Last night I was successfully able to use SuperDuper v3.2.5 to copy ONLY my data volume to a pre-encrypted destination...
Forum: General 04-03-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
What if you don't need it to be bootable? I...

What if you don't need it to be bootable?

I know that bootable backups are gone for good. I'm over that now :-)
Forum: General 04-03-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
I should also add that I store my backups in...

I should also add that I store my backups in off-site locations which I consider to be less secure than my home.

For this reason, I want my encrypted backups to be protected using a long and...
Forum: General 04-03-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
Thanks for your reply. I have a number of...

Thanks for your reply.

I have a number of HHDs for backing up multiple Macs which I rotate - replacing them all with SSDs would be expensive.

OK I'll try using v3.2.5 to backup just the data...
Forum: General 04-03-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,528
Posted By wildthing
Simple way to make encrypted backup of data volume only

Hi, is there a simple way to make encrypted backup of my data on macOS 10.15 Catalina, that does not involve booting from the target disk and enabling FileVault?

As you know the old method of...
Forum: General 01-16-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,208
Posted By wildthing
Thanks Dave, that is very helpful.

Thanks Dave, that is very helpful.
Forum: General 01-15-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,208
Posted By wildthing
Disk Utility First Aid says 'invalid btn_btree.bt_key_count' on APFS volume

Before APFS, when I did a SuperDuper backup I used to regularly click Repair Disk in Disk Utility to check the health of my drives and see if anything needed repairing.

After updating to APFS I no...
Forum: General 02-05-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
OK, thanks for the suggestions.

OK, thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: General 02-05-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
OK, I did boot from another drive - the clone -...

OK, I did boot from another drive - the clone - in order to test it.

Now that you mention it, when I booted up from the clone I did notice Time Machine starting a backup, up so I clicked "Skip...
Forum: General 02-05-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
Hmm, after doing these APFS clones, Time Machine...

Hmm, after doing these APFS clones, Time Machine is now running for the first time since running SuperDuper - and it's suddenly decided it needs to re-copy everything, instead of the usual delta.
...
Forum: General 02-05-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
Success

OK, I tried using Smart Update on an empty pre-encrypted APFS volume - and it worked perfectly :D

When SuperDuper completes the backup, the target volume is preserved as "APFS (Encrypted)" - and...
Forum: General 02-04-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
Aha! So if you use Smart Update, it still works...

Aha! So if you use Smart Update, it still works even though the target volume is empty - and it preserves your existing APFS volume which was earlier encrypted with a unique passphrase. Whereas if...
Forum: General 02-04-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,119
Posted By wildthing
Encrypted APFS clones

I have several questions regarding encrypted clones and APFS.


This thread (https://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7023) describes a method for creating bootable encrypted clones....
Forum: General 05-07-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
Just to be clear, I am not trying to get the...

Just to be clear, I am not trying to get the destination and source to prompt the same way.

The source (system drive) was set up to use FileVault in the normal way, by going to System Preferences...
Forum: General 05-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
From my experience it DOES do that - but only on...

From my experience it DOES do that - but only on some of my drives, not others.

That is, some of my drives exhibit the desired behaviour (boot first into the FileVault unlock prompt, followed by...
Forum: General 05-02-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
Not sure if you understood my previous post. ...

Not sure if you understood my previous post.

My OS X user account passwords are ALREADY much weaker than the FileVault passphrases I use to initially encrypt the external drives in Disk Utility...
Forum: General 05-02-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
OK, but I'm sure it's worked on at least one...

OK, but I'm sure it's worked on at least one occasion without the last step being necessary.

Perhaps I should clarify: the desired behaviour is that for my system drive, I can boot it using my OS...
Forum: General 05-02-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
OK but now I'm puzzled why some of my encrypted...

OK but now I'm puzzled why some of my encrypted backups have this problem and some don't. I thought I followed the same process to create all of them.

Here's what I did: I used Disk Utility to...
Forum: General 05-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,738
Posted By wildthing
Some encrypted backups display username as [Update Needed] when booting

I started using FileVault 2 to encrypt the disks that I'm backing up to. Usually this works fine and I can boot from the backups, even though they're encrypted. There is a pre-boot login screen just...
Forum: General 05-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,677
Posted By wildthing
Great thanks, good to know.

Great thanks, good to know.
Forum: General 04-30-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,677
Posted By wildthing
Accidentally put computer to sleep while SuperDuper was running

I accidentally put my computer to sleep while SuperDuper was making a backup, and when I woke it up again, SuperDuper carried on as if nothing happened.

Will this affect the integrity of my...
Forum: General 11-15-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,485
Posted By wildthing
A further update: after upgrading to OS X 10.10...

A further update: after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite and SuperDuper! 2.7.3 (v93), I'm now finding that SuperDuper backups to my USB 3.0 drives ARE bootable.

In other words, whereas my previous...
Forum: General 11-06-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,899
Posted By wildthing
OK thanks, makes sense. I'll try and remember...

OK thanks, makes sense. I'll try and remember that for OS X 10.10 and later!
Forum: General 11-06-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,899
Posted By wildthing
Smile (8 hours later...) Yep, that worked: I did an...

(8 hours later...) Yep, that worked: I did an erase-then-copy, and the backup is now fully bootable.

I wonder what caused the problem though. Have you tried Smart Updating a Mountain Lion backup...
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