Subclient Properties (Auto-discovery)

Use this dialog box to view and establish the criteria to automatically discover new mailboxes. The criteria that can be configured depends on the assignment method that was selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover). Assignment methods include:

  • Regular Expressions
  • Database Affinity
  • Active Directory User Group Affinity

Automatically add new mailboxes that don't qualify for membership in any of the sub-clients

Specifies whether to assign auto-discovered mailboxes to the contents of this subclient. This is useful in cases where mailboxes have not been assigned to any other subclient within the Backup Set. This option applies only to the default subclient. Clearing this option will disable auto-discovery on the default subclient.

Add Mailbox Display Name

Displays a list of mailbox display name patterns i.e., regular expressions. Mailboxes that match the specified patterns entered in Mailbox Display Names will be automatically discovered and assigned to this subclient. This display pane is enabled when the Match Mailboxes by Regular Expressions option was selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover).

Mailbox Display Names

Use this space to enter a mailbox display name pattern using regular expressions (i.e., wildcards).  See Wildcards for a list of supported wildcards.

Wildcard Example Description
Accounting* Auto-discovers any mailbox display name that begins with Accounting followed by any number of any characters (e.g., Accounting Mailbox, Accounting Manager, etc.).
[!ei]nsure Auto-discovers any mailbox display name that ends with nsure but does not begin with e or i (e.g., unsure).
[!a-k]Lee Auto-discovers any mailbox display name that does not begin with a through k and that ends with Lee (e.g., xLee, yLee, etc.).

Add

Click to commit the mailbox display name pattern for auto-discovery entered in Mailbox Display Names and add it the Add Mailbox Display Name display pane. This button is enabled when the Match Mailboxes by Regular Expressions option was selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover).

Remove

Click to delete the selected mailbox display name pattern. This button is enabled when the Match Mailboxes by Regular Expressions option was selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover).

Newly discovered mailboxes from the following mailbox stores will automatically be associated with this subclient

Displays a list of databases. Mailboxes in these databases will be automatically discovered and assigned to this subclient. This display pane is enabled when the Database Affinity option is selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover).

The new discovered mailboxes of the following AD User Group will be backed up to this subclient

Displays a list of the Active Directory User Groups. Mailboxes in these AD User Groups will be automatically discovered and assigned to this subclient. This display pane is enabled  when the AD User Group Affinity option is selected in Backup Set Properties (Auto Discover).

Configuration

Click to configure the databases or AD User Groups that will be used to automatically discover mailboxes and assign them to this subclient.