Can I use CCC to copy a Time Machine backup?

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Last updated on 11 agosto 2021

No. Copying a Time Machine backup volume with anything other than the Finder is not supported (by us, nor Apple); CCC specifically disallows copying anything to or from a Time Machine backup volume. Apple does not document a procedure for making copies of Time Machine volumes.

Can I use CCC to restore content from a Time Machine backup?

Generally, no. If you want to restore content from a Time Machine backup, you should use Apple's Time Machine interface for that purpose. If you see a Time Machine snapshot in CCC's Snapshots table, however, you may restore files from that snapshot.

Can I use the same backup disk for both CCC and Time Machine backups?

Yes, you may use the same physical device, however you should created dedicated volumes on the device for each backup.