About including and excluding directories and files for NDMP backup selections

When you create a backup job, you can do the following:

The following table shows the items that you can include and exclude for NetApp and EMC backup selections:


Type of NDMP backup selection




Single or multiple directories

Directories and files


Single directory

Directories and files (only if you select the "dump" backup type)

More Information

Including specific directories in a NetApp backup selection

Including a specific directory in an EMC backup selection

How to use patterns to exclude files and directories from an NDMP backup selection

Excluding directories and files from a NetApp backup selection