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How can I turn off or disable Time Machine in the Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 OS?

Posted on 2011-10-01
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How can I turn off or disable Time Machine in the Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 operating system?
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Launch Terminal from /Applications/Utilities
Enter the following command: sudo tmutil disablelocal
Enter the admin password when requested to disable local backups

Good to go now :)
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Rather than that, you can navigate to System Preferences and select Time Machine. And on the On/Off selector switch it to off.

All set.
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And if you have a dedicated network share where network users can put their TM data; un-share this by using the 'Server Admin' program. If you need step-by-step explanation, please let me know.
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