January 7, 2018


Rather than fill up an entire 6TB HDD with Time Machine backups I learned that you have two options to keep that in check. First you can limit the size of your backups by running this command where the number is megabytes: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.TimeMachine MaxSize -integer XX. Second, you can always go back and delete old backups by using tmutil delete followed by hdiutil compact.

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