HT4878: About Time Machine local snapshotsLearn about About Time Machine local snapshots
Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2013 9:48 AM (in response to kevinl777)
Open the Terminal in the Utilities folder and enter or paste the appropriate command line. Press RETURN and enter your admin password when prompted. It will not be echoed.
To turn them ON: sudo tmutil enablelocal
To turn them OFF: sudo tmutil disablelocal
Note that turning them OFF will also delete all existing snapshots.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2013 12:25 PM (in response to Kappy)
And that would take effect syste-wide or only the for current user account the commande was performed into?
Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2013 12:31 PM (in response to KommBEK)
Only for the logged in account in which they were created. Time Machine creates separate backups for different users even on the same computer.