Creating a User-Defined Subclient for Network Share

You can define the content that you want to back up by creating a user-defined subclient for the content.


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

    The File servers page appears.

  2. In the Name column, click a file server.

    The File server properties page appears.

  3. In the Agents table, in the Type column, select one of the following:
    • CIFS
    • NFS

    The properties page appears.

  4. In the right area of the page, above the Subclients table, click Add subclient.

    The Add subclient dialog box appears.

  5. In the Subclient name box, type a name.
  6. From the Plan list, select a server plan.

    The plan defines the storage for the backup data, the recovery point objective (RPO), and the data retention period.

  7. On the Content tab, enter a path, and then click the add button +.
  8. To exclude files and directories from backups, on the Exclusion tab, enter a path, and then click the add button +.
  9. Click OK.

Last modified: 5/20/2020 6:21:39 PM