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    Drive Sync
    I have MacMini with 3 external USB drives
    One of the drives is for time machine
    The other contains thousands of my photographs
    I would like to know if I can keep this drive in sync with the 3rd spare usb drive as a
    back up of my photos

    Any help appreciated

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    You mean keep a duplicate of the photo disk?

    Copy everything you have on the photo disk to the third disk. Then use a sync tool run daily to keep them in sync.

    There are many tools on the Mac App Store or you can use rsync and Automator
    There are several tutorials out there. Here's one:
    rsync + Automator = free and easy backups for your Mac — Practically Efficient
    Not been around these parts for a while. Trying to change that . .

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    You keep beating me to the post
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    Thanks, this is the route I will follow

    Quote Originally Posted by mrplow View Post
    You mean keep a duplicate of the photo disk?

    Copy everything you have on the photo disk to the third disk. Then use a sync tool run daily to keep them in sync.

    There are many tools on the Mac App Store or you can use rsync and Automator
    There are several tutorials out there. Here's one:
    rsync + Automator = free and easy backups for your Mac — Practically Efficient

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