Shirt Pocket Discussions  
    Home netTunes launchTunes SuperDuper! Buy Now Support Discussions About Shirt Pocket    

Go Back   Shirt Pocket Discussions > SuperDuper! > General

 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 04-15-2010, 09:26 PM
Sophie Sophie is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 22
Run a scheduled job on-demand?

I have backups scheduled for 11:00 pm. The "to" drive is normally asleep and unmounted, and SuperDuper mounts it automatically on schedule, does the backup, and then shuts down the computer.

The backup is set for 11:00 only because I very rarely work past that. However, I very often end earlier.

Often I want to shut down early, but don't want to lose the backup. If I manually start SuperDuper it complains about the "to" drive not being available. I currently fire up Disc Utility, mount the drive, then start SuperDUper, then do "Copy Now".

Is there a way to do this more easily?

I don't want to run SD while working, as some of my apps store my work in OSX Packages, and if the backup gets an inconsistent snapshot of the package contents then the backup is corrupt, as far as that app is concerned.

THanks
Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scheduled Backups Don't Run Drdul General 3 08-07-2007 06:45 AM
restart failed scheduled job d4v1d General 1 05-16-2007 08:33 AM
SD: How does SuperDuper handle skipped/pinched off scheduled backups? samson General 4 04-18-2007 10:13 AM
Details on how Scheduled Backup works jbezdek General 3 10-04-2006 11:59 AM
scheduled Smart Updates are not happening chris7777 General 3 12-17-2005 11:26 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.