When Time Machine seems to take a long time preparing the next backup, or gets stuck, here is how to diagnose and deal with it.
Why was my Mac still preparing a backup 20 minutes after it should have been completed? And what is a ‘deep event scan’?
Two major tools are available to help you deal with problems. Here’s how to use them to best effect.
Is Time Machine becoming erratic? A simple diagnostic process can establish what the problem is, and how to deal with it.
macOS Sierra doesn’t run periodic backups using a simple mechanism. Here’s the story in full detail.
Getting deeper into using Sierra’s new logs, and investigating why Time Machine backups become irregular.
Browsing existing log entries in macOS Sierra is now much easier and more powerful.