Method 1: Using Zoolz’s Client

  1. Right-click on the Zoolz icon in the system tray (taskbar), and select the Open Dashboard option.
  2. From Zoolz dashboard, click on Data Selection.
  3. Click on File Filters.
  4. In the File Filters window, click on the Add button.
  5. Select one of the following options:
    • All Selections (All files, Folders, and Smart Selections): Apply created filter to all the data selected in the backup.
    • Specific Path: Apply the created filter to the files in this location only.
  6. Select one of the following two options:
    • Include only the following extensions or expressions.
    • Exclude only the following extensions or expressions.
  7. Type in the extensions or the regular expression.
  8. If you like to exclude files depending on their date or size, check the boxes next to:
    • Do not backup files larger than…
    • Do not backup files older than …

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  9. Save your settings.

Method 2: Using the website

  1. Sign in to your Zoolz online account.
  2. Refer to the Policies tab.
  3. Create a new policy or click on the Edit button next to the policy name you wish to edit.
  4. Go to the Global Exclude tab.
  5. In the blank box, type the extensions of the files that you want to exclude from the backup, separated by semicolons. (For example: *.exe;*.html;*.docx)
  6. If you want to exclude the content of a specific folder, then you can use the Exclude By Folders part of the Global Exclude tab; just type the folder’s path.
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  7. Also from the Cold Storage Data and Instant Storage Data tab, when you add a folder\drive by entering its path’s manually, you can use the Filters button.
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  8. Then include/exclude files using their extensions or the regular expressions.
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  9. Click on the Save button to save the changes.
  10. Assign this policy to the wanted users.

Policies are only available in Zoolz Business.

Method 1: Using Zoolz Intelligent Client

  1. Right-click on the Zoolz icon in the system tray (taskbar), and select the Open Dashboard option.
  2. From Zoolz dashboard, click on Data Selection.
  3. Click on File Filters.
  4. In the File Filters window, click on the Add button.
  5. Select one of the following options:
    • All Selections (All files, Folders, and Smart Selections): Apply created filter to all the data selected in the backup.
    • Specific Path: Apply the created filter to the files in this location only.
  6. Select one of the following two options:
    • Include only the following extensions or expressions.
    • Exclude only the following extensions or expressions.
  7. Type in the extensions or the regular expression.
  8. If you like to exclude files depending on their date or size, check the boxes next to:
    • Do not backup files larger than…
    • Do not backup files older than …

  9. Save your settings.

Method 2: Using the website

  1. Sign in to your Zoolz Intelligent online account.
  2. Refer to the Policies tab.
  3. Create a new policy or click on the Edit button next to the policy name you wish to edit.
  4. Go to the Extensions tab and scroll down to the Global Exclude option.
  5. In the blank box, type the extensions of the files that you want to exclude from the backup, separated by semicolons. (For example: *.exe;*.html;*.docx)
  6. If you want to exclude the content of a specific folder, then you can use the Exclude By Folders part of the Global Exclude option; just type the folder’s path.
  7. Also from the Cold Storage Data and Hot Storage Data tab, when you add a folder\drive by entering its path’s manually, you can use the Filters button.
  8. Then include/exclude files using their extensions or the regular expressions.
  9. Click on the Submit button to save the changes.
  10. Assign this policy to the wanted users.