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Created: 13 Dec 2012 | 13 comments

how can I exclude the multiple files from a single backup job like I want to exclude the songs and pictures from user mapped drives

 

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

 

Go to your selection list and to the text view...you can include/exclude files based on file extensions from there.

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muhammadjafar's picture

thnaks but can i use *.*flv *.*mp4 *.*jpg......... in a single line or a single entry in File Tab

jafar

CraigV's picture

I've used it in 1 line before quite successfully.

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

How to use the global exclusions list to create a global exclusion for a specific file extension on every backup job

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH29548

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

CraigV's picture

...the OP states he wants this done on 1 job...not globally!

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muhammadjafar's picture

can u please tell me the syntax/format that how to write multiple extension in single line please.

jafar

CraigV's picture

I used: *.mp3;*.wav;*.mpg etc.

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muhammadjafar's picture

I use these entries but no luck yet

E:/TESTFOLDER\*.* /SUBDIR

E:/testfolder \*.mp3;*.flv;*.jpg etc /SUBDIR /EXCLUDE

if i enter these extensions one by one then its works fine

what you say now

 

jafar

muhammadjafar's picture

Still waiting for any needfull advise

 

jafar

CraigV's picture

Today's a public holiday and yesterday saw the weekend end so I won't/don't go on much wink

If it works for you, then do so, otherwise go for the global exclusions for all jobs (and as mentioned above):

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muhammadjafar's picture

its not works "E:/testfolder \*.mp3;*.flv;*.jpg etc /SUBDIR /EXCLUDE" in a single line/entry.If i use a single line single entry then it works for me.

jafar

Colin Weaver's picture

As Craig V has stated if putting each extension on it's own line works then do that instead of trying to get them all on one line

BTW I would not mix up \ and / characters in the file paths, use \ in the file/folder path and use / only before the subdir and exclude statements

Also (and I have not tested this) but you might find

E:\testfolder\*.mp3;E:\testfolder\*.flv;E:\testfolder\*.jpg /SUBDIR /EXCLUDE

works

CraigV's picture

Thanks very much for the clarification Colin :)

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