I needed to snag backups of all my edit systems, but here’s the catch – I don’t want to install any third-party backup application nor did I want a setup that would require an editor to remember to run an application or something like that.
How to do this on an OSX machine? Easy. Use cron, a terminal script and a simple third-party automounting application to get the job done. More after the jump.
UPDATE: I want to point out that, at this point, the script is just backing up the FCP Projects folder every night. I run CarbonCopyCloner/SuperDuper backups of the entire system drive every few weeks to a second internal drive.
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