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How to change the Backup directory location

Question asked by demani on Feb 20, 2013
Latest reply on Mar 11, 2013 by disabled_ntaylor


How to change the Backup directory location

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     I used to be able to do this in old versions pretty easily, but I can't figure it out in FMS 11/12:

     I keep a clone of the boot drive, and wan't to have FMS make a nightly copy to the active data folder on the other machine (I would just need to move the files into the data folder and restart FMS). Similarly I want to have a different backup run to a USB thumb drive.

     Unfortunately I keep running into invalid path issues: I've got the trailing slash, but I just can't get any other folder to work than the regular Backups folder. Even tried to have the USB drive set to ignore permissions, but still no luck.

     What am I missing?


     FMS 12 on OSX 10.8.2