MacOS - Set the intervals for Time Machine backup

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By default Time Machine performs backup on an hourly basis. To modify the frequency at which Time Machine performs backup:
  • Open a terminal and enter the following command:
    • sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.backupd-auto StartInterval -int X
  • Replace the X by the number of seconds.

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Published by jak58. Latest update on December 11, 2012 at 04:12 PM by jak58.
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