About excluding files and directories from backup jobs for Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh computers

Article:HOWTO51796  |  Created: 2011-05-04  |  Updated: 2011-06-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO51796
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About excluding files and directories from backup jobs for Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh computers

You can exclude specific files and directories on the Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh computers from all backup jobs. Edit the ralus.cfg file to specify the excluded files.

Following is an example of strings in the ralus.cfg file that excludes files and directories from all backup jobs.

Figure: Example of file and directory exclusions in the ralus.cfg format

Example of file and directory exclusions in the ralus.cfg format

To exclude files and directories for specific backup jobs, specify the exclusions in the backup job properties.

See Excludes Properties options.

See Editing configuration options for Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh computers


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