Windows File System Archiving
The Commvault file archiving solution for Windows File System enables you to move data to a secondary storage and use it to function as an archive copy.
- Server Message Block (SMB) 1.0 protocol
- SMB 2.x protocol
- SMB 3.xx protocol
What is Archived
Supported File Systems
Local Files and Folders
Mount points to volumes
Windows 8/ Windows 2012 on ReFS volumes
Non-deduplicated data that resides on a Windows deduped volume
Microsoft Non-Content Indexed and Content Indexed files
Data that resides on Cluster Shared Volume File System for Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2 computers.
New Technology File Systems (NTFS)
Recursive Scan method is used to back up and archive the data on the Cluster Shared Volume File System.
What is Not Archived
The following file objects are automatically filtered out of archive operations by the system:
Job Results folder
Index cache folder
Log files folder
Windows system32 folder
UNIX data residing on Windows share
Files with attributes of encrypted or sparse
Files with attributes of hidden and system
Files that are deduped by Microsoft
Files with certain extended attributes such as Offline, Encryption, and Sparse files.
The following files are excluded from archiving:
*.dll, *.bat, *.exe, *.cur, *.ico, *.lnk
Last modified: 6/4/2019 7:39:00 PM