Time Machine Backups of NTFS Drive

Discussion in 'NTFS for Mac & ExtFS for Mac' started by Avellinese, May 15, 2011.

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  1. Avellinese
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    Avellinese Registered Member

    Is there any reason to think that Time Machine could not do a backup of a Lacie firewire external drive formatted using Paragon NTFS for Mac?
  2. Mech_An
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    Mech_An Registered Member

    NTFS partitions managed by Paragon NTFS for Mac can't be used in Time Machine.
  3. davemuth
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    I'm brand new here, but it seems likely that the NTFS volume should get backed up fairly well by Time Machine--even if the NTFS volume should not be used as a Time Machine repository.

    Am I wrong? Perhaps there would be problems with NTFS-specific permissions/ACLs...
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