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Backup to a Mac OS X Backup Server

If you setting LBackup on a Mac OS X machine to backup another operating system via the network then this page has various tips regarding this setup.

Essentially, LBackup when running on a Mac OS X machine will attempt to preserve the extended attributes of files. When using the standard version of RSync this means passing the -E argument to rsync.

If you add the following lines to the LBackup configuration file then LBackup on Mac OS X will skip the local system checks and will not add the -E argument when it calls rsync.

# Override local system checks
 check_local_system="NO" # (Bypasses the local system checks) 

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