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New_stream, adding subfolder

Created: 19 Apr 2013 | 3 comments

Hi all, I have a customer that i setup new_stream backups that works great, but one folder have subfolders growing large and i want to make a new stream for that folder, so my question is does netbackup exclude the top new_stream?

So if i should add

NEW_STREAM

E:\ProgramData\Folder

is dosent interfer with my NEW_STREAM E:\ProgrmData\ ? eg dubbel backups!?

Bellow is my policy

NEW_STREAM
E:\Data
NEW_STREAM
E:\ProgramData
NEW_STREAM
C:\
NEW_STREAM
System State:\
 
Thx!
 
Operating Systems:

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RamNagalla's picture

it does backup double . and its not because of the NEW_Stream entry.

its becasue of the Directry structure

E:\ProgramData includes all the files and folder below of that... 

even you add the one more stream E:\ProgramData\Folder , it includes twice.

once in E:\ProgramData\Folder

another time in E:\ProgramData

the best option that you have is to make use of exclude list.

policy 1 add the selection E:\ProgramData and create a exclude list as exclude_list.policy1 and keep the entry E:\ProgramData\Folder

policy 2  add the backup selection as E:\ProgramData\Folder make  a backup.

erikd's picture

but if i would do this

policy1 add e:\programdata\ and exclude list in (host properties,windows client,exclude list) it will exclude the same for policy 2 (same client)

so can i exclude per policy som how?

erikd's picture

nevermind! I figured it out, in the droplist of exclude list i only got "all policies" but when i typed the policy manualy it worked. I thougt it should show me my polices that my client where in.

thx ill give it a try now!