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tmutil

 
Utility for managing Time Machine backups. Most verbs require root privileges. More information: https://ss64.com/osx/tmutil.html.
 
  • Set an HFS+ drive as the backup destination:
     
    sudo tmutil setdestination {{path/to/disk_mount_point}}
     
  • Set an APF share or SMB share as the backup destination:
     
    sudo tmutil setdestination "{{protocol://user[:password]@host/share}}"
     
  • Append the given destination to the list of destinations:
     
    sudo tmutil setdestination -a {{destination}}
     
  • Enable automatic backups:
     
    sudo tmutil enable
     
  • Disable automatic backups:
     
    sudo tmutil disable
     
  • Start a backup, if one is not running already, and release control of the shell:
     
    sudo tmutil startbackup
     
  • Start a backup and block until the backup is finished:
     
    sudo tmutil startbackup -b
     
  • Stop a backup:
     
    sudo tmutil stopbackup

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