Lightroom CC: Backup entire LRCC catalog?

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Hiya,

My plan is to upload my ~25,000 family photos & Videos to LRCC. I also want to maintain a cloud backup of everything i put into LRCC. Is there any way to do a direct back of LRCC to a cloud system like OneDrive, Google Drive, Drop Box, etc?
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Monty

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I believe LR CC keeps a copy of your catalogue locally.  My copy (on an Mac) is in the pictures folder:  Lightroom Library.lrlibrary
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Marc Shecter

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I know LR Classic keeps the catalog local, but I don't think the new LRCC does the same. 
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Your catalog and full size originalimages are backed up in the Lightroom CC cloud.

If you want to keep all copies locally and backed up in the Lightroom CC cloud, open Preferences > Local Storage, and check "Store a copy of ALL originals locally"



Backing everything up to another cloud system would be a 3rd, redundant black up. We don't recommend syncing images and catalogs to 3rd service because the sync engines compete with one another in such a way that the performance on the system would be compromised. 
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That's a step  right direction, Jeffrey, but I don't ever want my files to be stored locally -- I want to be able to copy them from LRCC cloud to some other cloud storage system.