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Question: Can I exclude some files based on pattern?
Answer: Yes. To exclude files you need to add a --exclude option in DeltaCopy. Follow the steps below to add one.
  • Start DeltaCopy client
  • Select your desired profile from the left
  • Click the Options tab on the right
  • Write the following in the text field for Additional Parameters
    --exclude='*.bak' --exclude="My Documents/"
  • The above command will exclude all files ending in .bak and will skip the "My Documents" folder

IMPORTANT File name files are case-sensitive. Consider writing additional parameters if you have mixed case file names.

You will have to add one --exclude parameter for every filter.

For a complete list of patterns, refer to the INCLUDE/EXCLUDE PATTERN RULES section in rsync documentation.

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