Use the ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES directive

To ensure complete system recovery, use the ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES directive to back up all local drives. This directive backs up all files on the client and backs up the system objects (SYSTEM_STATE) for Windows clients.

If a client has database or application files to back up using a NetBackup database agent or other policy, you can do the following: use an exclude list to exclude them from the policy that specifies ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES.