[Box Backup] Exclude Dirs
Wed, 2 Jan 2008 13:30:50 +0100 (CET)
On Wed, 2 Jan 2008, Matt Brown wrote:
> Hope Xmas & New Year was a good one.
Yeah, I'm still recovering and I didn't even drink :-) Hope it was for you
> Just a quick question if I may, I backup a server for a client who does
> not wish to backup certain directories.
> The structure is like:
> Is it possible to do a global exclude for the archive directory - which
> could appear under any folder/dir on the server ? without adding
> explicit ExcludeDir = /data/shared/apps/archive etc for each instance ?
> I know its possible to regex for files in this way, but was not sure if
> it would work for Dir names ?
Yes, use ExcludeDirsRegex. Works just like ExcludeFilesRegex.
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