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Global Filters

Use Global Filters from Master CommCell

Select this check box to apply global filters inherited from the master CommCell.

For each subclient, the Include Global Filters setting determines how global filters are applied:

  • By default, new subclients use the Use Cell level policy setting; global filters are applied only if they are enabled at the CommCell level.
  • If the subclient selects OFF, global filters are ignored.
  • If the subclient selects ON, global filters are applied even if they are not enabled at the CommCell level.

Use Global Filters on all SubClients

Select this check box to enable the exclusions defined on this page for all subclients in the CommCell.

For each subclient, the Include Global Filters setting determines how global filters are applied:

  • By default, new subclients use the Use Cell level policy setting; global filters are applied only if they are enabled at the CommCell level.
  • If the subclient selects OFF, global filters are ignored.
  • If the subclient selects ON, global filters are applied even if they are not enabled at the CommCell level.

Global Filters Category

Select one of the following values to define exclusions for a particular type of backup agent:

  • Windows Filters

    Use for backup exclusions on Windows file systems.

  • Windows File Archiver Filters

    Use for archive exclusions on Windows file systems.

  • Unix Filters

    Use for backup exclusions on Unix, Linux, and Macintosh file systems.

  • NetWare Filters

    Use for backup exclusions on NetWare file systems.

  • Exchange Mailbox Filters

    Use to exclude Exchange folders from backups.

  • Exchange Mailbox Archiver Filters

    Use to exclude Exchange folders from archiving.

  • Exchange Compliance Archiver Filters

    Use to exclude Exchange folders from compliance archiving.

  • Online Content Indexing for Exchange

    Use to exclude Exchange folders from content indexing.

  • Content Indexing Filters

    Use to exclude specified file types from content indexing. After selecting an agent, click Recommended Filters to select specific categories or file extensions to be excluded.

  • Virtual Server Filters

    Use to specify backup exclusions for virtual machines (VMs).

Exclude Global Filters

After selecting the agent type in the Global Filters Category list, click Add or Browse to create an exclusion, Modify to edit an existing exclusion, or Delete to remove an exclusion.

Master CommCell Global Filter

Displays global filters inherited from the master CommCell.

Add

Click to enter an absolute file path or a pattern with wildcards; any files or folders that match the pattern are excluded.

Modify

Select an existing entry and click Modify to edit the path for the entry.

Browse

Click to locate and select a file or folder. (Not applicable for Exchange mailbox, content indexing, or virtual server exclusions.)

Delete

Click to remove an existing entry.

Recommended Filters

Click to select categories or file extensions to be excluded. (Only applicable for Content Indexing Filters.)