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How to exclude path form policy type FlashBackup-Windows

Created: 08 Nov 2013 • Updated: 09 Nov 2013 | 2 comments
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Hi all,

There is request for excluding some path from policy FlashBackup-Windows

Client want to exclude K:\ERM from backup path

Below is the policy

I cant test policy on live server there is one link about flash policy limitation but not getting proper

any one know is this possible to configure exclude list or not if yes how

Media server - hbcoldnew2 OS Windows2008 NBU 6.5.0.4

 

Policy Name:       Chan_D_M_hbcoldnew2_FlashBackup_E_J_K

  Policy Type:         FlashBackup-Windows
  Active:              yes
  Effective date:      10/20/2010 11:28:30
  File Restore Raw:    yes
  Mult. Data Streams:  no
  Client Encrypt:      no
  Checkpoint:          no
  Policy Priority:     9999
  Max Jobs/Policy:     Unlimited
  Disaster Recovery:   0
  Collect BMR info:    no
  Residence:           hbcoldnew2-hcart3-robot-tld-3
  Volume Pool:         CD_Daily_Backup_pool
  Server Group:        Daily
  Keyword:             (none specified)
  Data Classification:       -
  Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:    no
  Application Discovery:      no
  Discovery Lifetime:      0 seconds
ASC Application and attributes: (none defined)

  Granular Restore Info:  no
  Ignore Client Direct:  no
Enable Metadata Indexing:  no
Index server name:  NULL
  Use Accelerator:  no
  HW/OS/Client:  Windows-x86   Windows2008   hbcoldnew2

  Include:  \\.\J:\
            \\.\K:\
            \\.\E:\

  Schedule:              M_hbcoldnew2_E_J_K
    Type:                Full Backup
    Maximum MPX:         1
    Synthetic:           0
    Checksum Change Detection: 0
    PFI Recovery:        0
    Retention Level:     16 (12 years)
    Number Copies:       1
    Fail on Error:       0
    Residence:           (specific storage unit not required)
    Volume Pool:         CD_Mont_Backup_pool
    Server Group:        Monthly
    Calendar sched: Enabled
      Day 1 of month
    Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:         0
    Schedule indexing:     0
    Daily Windows:
          Sunday     19:35:00  -->  Monday     01:35:00
          Monday     19:35:00  -->  Tuesday    01:35:00
          Tuesday    19:35:00  -->  Wednesday  01:35:00
          Wednesday  19:35:00  -->  Thursday   01:35:00
          Thursday   19:35:00  -->  Friday     01:35:00
          Friday     19:35:00  -->  Saturday   01:35:00
          Saturday   19:35:00  -->  Sunday     01:35:00

  Schedule:              W_hbcoldnew2_E_J_K
    Type:                Full Backup
    Maximum MPX:         1
    Synthetic:           0
    Checksum Change Detection: 0
    PFI Recovery:        0
    Retention Level:     3 (1 month)
    Number Copies:       1
    Fail on Error:       0
    Residence:           (specific storage unit not required)
    Volume Pool:         CD_Weekly_Backuppool
    Server Group:        Weekly
    Calendar sched: Enabled
      Sunday, Week 1
      Sunday, Week 2
      Sunday, Week 3
      Sunday, Week 4
      Sunday, Week 5
      EXCLUDE DATE 0 - 04/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 1 - 07/01/2012
    Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:         0
    Schedule indexing:     0
    Daily Windows:
          Sunday     08:55:00  -->  Sunday     15:55:00

  Schedule:              D_hbcoldnew2_E_J_K
    Type:                Differential Incremental Backup
    Maximum MPX:         10
    Synthetic:           0
    Checksum Change Detection: 0
    PFI Recovery:        0
    Retention Level:     0 (1 week)
    Number Copies:       1
    Fail on Error:       0
    Residence:           netback1_daily_DSSU
    Volume Pool:         (same as policy volume pool)
    Server Group:        (same as specified for policy)
    Calendar sched: Enabled
      Monday, Week 1
      Tuesday, Week 1
      Wednesday, Week 1
      Thursday, Week 1
      Friday, Week 1
      Saturday, Week 1
      Monday, Week 2
      Tuesday, Week 2
      Wednesday, Week 2
      Thursday, Week 2
      Friday, Week 2
      Saturday, Week 2
      Monday, Week 3
      Tuesday, Week 3
      Wednesday, Week 3
      Thursday, Week 3
      Friday, Week 3
      Saturday, Week 3
      Monday, Week 4
      Tuesday, Week 4
      Wednesday, Week 4
      Thursday, Week 4
      Friday, Week 4
      Saturday, Week 4
      Monday, Week 5
      Tuesday, Week 5
      Wednesday, Week 5
      Thursday, Week 5
      Friday, Week 5
      Saturday, Week 5
      EXCLUDE DATE 0 - 02/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 1 - 03/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 2 - 04/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 3 - 05/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 4 - 06/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 5 - 07/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 6 - 08/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 7 - 09/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 8 - 10/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 9 - 11/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 10 - 12/01/2012
      EXCLUDE DATE 11 - 01/01/2013
      EXCLUDE DATE 12 - 09/01/2013
      EXCLUDE DATE 13 - 10/01/2013
      EXCLUDE DATE 14 - 11/01/2013
      EXCLUDE DATE 15 - 12/01/2013
      EXCLUDE DATE 16 - 01/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 17 - 02/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 18 - 03/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 19 - 04/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 20 - 05/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 21 - 06/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 22 - 07/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 23 - 08/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 24 - 09/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 25 - 10/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 26 - 11/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 27 - 12/01/2014
      EXCLUDE DATE 28 - 01/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 29 - 02/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 30 - 03/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 31 - 04/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 32 - 05/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 33 - 06/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 34 - 07/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 35 - 08/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 36 - 09/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 37 - 10/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 38 - 11/01/2015
      EXCLUDE DATE 39 - 12/01/2015
    Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:         0
    Schedule indexing:     0
    Daily Windows:
          Monday     08:55:00  -->  Monday     12:55:00
          Tuesday    08:55:00  -->  Tuesday    12:55:00
          Wednesday  08:55:00  -->  Wednesday  12:55:00
          Thursday   08:55:00  -->  Thursday   12:55:00
          Friday     08:55:00  -->  Friday     12:55:00
          Saturday   08:55:00  -->  Saturday   12:55:00

 

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quebek's picture

Can not be done, since flash backup policy is image based level backup - not a file level.

It's impossible...

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Marianne's picture

I agree. Cannot be done.

The only way I can see is to create a separate lun for  ERM and mount it to  K:\ERM.
Raw backup of \\.\K: will no backup the ERM lun.

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