directories and files from an EMC backup selection
When you create a backup
job and select the "dump" backup type, you can select specific
files and directories that you do not want to include in the backup
you select VBB as the backup method, exclusions are ignored.
To exclude directories and files from an EMC
On the navigation bar,
click the arrow next to Backup.
Click New Backup Job.
Select the resource that
contains the files you want to exclude from the backup
In Resource type, click
In NDMP type, select
In Type, click
Use one of the following
methods to select the file system where the file or directory you
want to exclude is located:
Under Resources, navigate to the file system.
Backup Exec automatically
fills in the File system text box with the name of the EMC Celerra
Server and the file system that you selected.
Under Resource selection, in File system, type the
path for the file system if it is not already filled in..
Use the following
For example, type
"//emcnas_ndmp/fs_1" to indicate an EMC Celerra Server named
"emcnas_ndmp" and a file system named "fs_1".
Do one of the
To exclude a file
In the drop-down list, click File
pattern, and then type the pattern in the text box.
To exclude a directory
In the drop-down list, click Directory, and then type the pattern in
the text box.
Do not include the name of the EMC Celerra Server or the name of
the file system in the pattern. The names of the NDMP server and
the file system are already included in the File system text box.
Type the path from the root directory to the directory that you
want to exclude. Do not include an initial forward slash ( / ).
The following example shows how to type the pattern to exclude
the "/test_exclusion/subdir1" directory:
Do one of the
To exclude additional directories or files from the backup