Creating Disk Filters for Oracle VM


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From the VM group content dialog box, you can create disk filters to exclude virtual machine disks from backups.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.

    The Virtual machines page appears.

  2. On the Hypervisors tab, click the hypervisor.

    The hypervisor page appears. The VM groups area displays summary information for any existing VM groups.

  3. Click an existing VM group.

  4. Under Content, click Manage.

    The VM group content dialog box appears.

    The Disk Filters tab shows disks to be excluded from backups.

  5. On the Disk Filters tab, to remove a filter, click in the Actions column of the row for the filter and select Remove.

  6. To exclude virtual machine disks, click Add disk filter.

  7. In the Add disk filter dialog box, provide information for the rule:

    1. From the Disk filter type list, choose one of the following:

      • Disk slot number: To exclude disks based on the slot number, select this option and then enter the beginning and end slot numbers to be excluded.

      • Repositories: To exclude all VM disks from specified repositories, select this option and then select from the Repositories list.

    2. Click OK.

  8. To edit a rule, click in the Actions column of the row for the filter and select Edit rule.

  9. Click OK to save the changes to VM group content.