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Customizing the Backup Content for a Server

You can customize the backup content for a file server.

The backup content originally comes from the plan associated with the file server. If you customize the backup content for the file server, the backup content on the plan is not affected.

The following tabs are available to add customized content:

  • On the Content tab, you specify the content that you want to back up.
  • On the Exceptions tab, you specify the content that you do not want to back up.
  • On the Exclusions tab, you specify exclusions to the content that you specified in the exceptions list.

Procedure

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > File servers.

    The File servers page appears.

  2. In the Actions column for the server, click the action button action_button, and then click Edit plan association.

    The Edit plan dialog box appears. The plan associated with the file server and the backup content defined in the plan are displayed.

  3. Move the Define your own backup content toggle key to the right.
  4. Complete the following steps to add customized content:

    Option

    On tabs

    Steps

    Enter custom path

    • Content
    • Exclusions
    • Exceptions
    • Type a path, and then click the add button.

      The path is added to the Files and folders table.

    Browse

    • Content
    • Exclusions
    • Exceptions
    1. Click Browse.

      The Select a path dialog box appears.

    2. Select a file or folder.
    3. Click Save.

      The path is added to the Files and folders table.

    Content Library

    • Content
    • Exclusions

    Use the Content Library to select well known folders, such as Desktop, and file types.

    1. Click Content Library.

      The Add content dialog box appears.

    2. Select content.
    3. Click Save.

      The path is added to the Files and folders table.

    Impersonate user

    • Content

    Use Impersonate user to use a saved user credential to access the file system.

    1. Click Impersonate user.

      The Impersonate user dialog box appears.

    2. From the Credential list, select the user credential.
    3. Click OK.

    Files and folders

    • Content
    • Exclusions
    • Exceptions
    • Select the check boxes.

      Important: If you do not select a check box, then that content is not included, excluded, or excepted from the exclusions.

    Include global exclusion filters

    • Exclusions
    • From the list, select one of the following options:
      • Use cell level policy (default): Enables or disables the global exceptions for the default subclient depending on whether the Use global filters on all subclients option is enabled for the environment.
      • On: Enables the global exceptions for the default subclient.
      • Off: Disables the global exceptions for the default subclient.
  5. Click Save.

Related Topics

Creating Global Exceptions

Last modified: 4/23/2021 4:53:29 PM