Can I back up an externally connected disk?

If I connect an external disk to the TC via USB, can I backup that external disk to the TC? Specifically, I am trying to store my iPhoto library on the external disk so that multiple computers can share that one library and then have that one library be backed up to TC. Thanks!

  • Asked by fn from Fulton
AirPort Time Capsule (2013)

AirPort Time Capsule (2013)

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  • Best Answer:

    I believe that in the Time Machine backup options, your external drives (connected to your Mac) are by default excluded but you can go and remove the exclusion, in the same way you can add them if you do not want to backup some work directory that has a great deal of updates that would fill up your backup disk.

    • Answered by Frederic L