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2 Individual TimeMachine HD's?

I have a Western DIgital 6TB hard drive that i use with TimeMachine. Included in this backup are all four of my MacPro's internal HD's and one external USB HD which contains my iTunes library. It's a complete backup of all my data and has a total size of around 3TB. This TimeMachine drive is plugged into my computer at all times and is set to make daily backups.
I also have a 2TB Western Digital drive which i would like to use to backup only my most important files (mainly my Logic Pro project files). I plan to store this drive in another location and try to make weekly backups on it. The files which will be in this backup are spread across all of my HD's and are constantly changing, so i need to use TimeMachine so that only new and changed files are backed up.
So i'm wondering, is it possible to set up a second TimeMachine back-up without having to include / exclude individual files and folders every time i plug in the off-site backup HD? I want to be able to back-up to the 6TB drive daily, but also be able to plug in the 2TB drive and have TimeMachine backup only the files and folders associated with that backup without having to go into the TimeMachine pane in System Preferences and select which files to backup every time. I hope everyone can understand what i'm asking. Sorry if i haven't made it clear enough. Thanks.
07-30-2011, 12:15 AM
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