Excluding a Mailbox from Backups of an Exchange Online App

You can exclude a mailbox from backups of an Exchange Online app.

Excluding a mailbox does not remove the mailbox from the app, but the mailbox will not be backed up after the next autodiscovery runs.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Applications > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. In the App name column, click the app that contains the mailbox that you want to exclude.

    The app page appears.

  3. For the mailbox that you want to exclude, click the Action button action_button, and then click Manage > Exclude from backup.

    A confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Yes.

Tip: To see mailboxes that were excluded, on the Mailboxes tab, click the gear icon , and then select Clear all filters. Once you have cleared the filters,in the table column heading, click Column Settings ,and then click Column > Status. The status column is added to the table that displays Active, Deleted, Do not Backup and Unprotected status for the mailbox.

Last modified: 1/4/2021 4:07:41 PM