Backup Set Property (VM Disk Filters)

VM Disk Filters

Use this area to define criteria for filtering virtual machine disks from any subclient in the backup set. When you perform the backup of a subclient, the disks satisfying the specified criteria are automatically excluded from the backup.

This area displays list of all the defined filters.


Click this button to open the Add Disk Filter dialog box. Use this dialog box to define the disk filters.

  • Virtual Device Node: Select a device node from the drop-down list.
  • Virtual Disk Name Pattern: Enter a pattern for the names of disks to filter (for example, VMName.vhd or VMName.vhdx).


Select a disk filter entry and click Edit to modify the filter.


Select a disk filter entry and click Delete to remove the filter from the backup set.