Dropbox is interfering with my Time Machine backups. It is touching my Drive used for Time Machine backups. Apple says this should not be allowed. Console shows it trying to do something with the drive. How do I stop this from happening?
There are lines like this repeated in the backup.
Sandbox: Dropbox(9327) System Policy: deny(1) file-read-data /Volumes/com.apple.TimeMachine.localsnapshots/Backups.backupdb/Kenneth’s iMac/2019-07-01-063151/27" SSD
Violation: System Policy: deny(1) file-read-data /Volumes/com.apple.TimeMachine.localsnapshots/Backups.backupdb/Kenneth’s iMac/2019-07-01-063151/27" SSD
Process: Dropbox 
Load Address: 0x10c6fb000
Version: 75.4.141 (75.4.141)
Code Type: x86_64 (Native)
Parent Process: launchd 
Responsible: /Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/MacOS/Dropbox 
User ID: 501
Date/Time: 2019-07-01 06:31:52.349 MDT
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.14.5 (18F132)
Report Version: 8
Apple says this should not happen. Backups would no longer work. Time Machine would start a backup and very soon into it just stop. No errors or messages and Time Machine was slowing my computer down to where I couldn't hardly type do to large memory use. I finally erased my drive and started over. The drive is connected to Airport extreme. Still getting this message put right now seems to be working again. I also quit dropbox and then relogged in. The message above is after doing all of this.
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