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mlbackup is a backup script written in bash and uses rsync 3. It is built specially for Mac OS X (Server) and takes care of many of the Mac's special needs. It knows about many file that can be left out in a backup to speed things up and save space. mlbackup is intended for Disk-to-Disk backups. It is possible to pull backups from a remote host using rsync over ssh transport. You need to setup ssh host-key authentication if you want to automate this.

What's New

Version 195-3.0.9:
  • Fixes issue #6: A bug in installer.sh and the installer package that broke online version check.


  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • Command line configuration (Terminal). The same release must be installed on all machines when doing remote backups via ssh.

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Current Version (195-3.x)


Downloads 4,093
Version Downloads 641
Type Utilities / Backup
License Free
Date 28 Nov 2012
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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