How to purge a file type from backup set

Modified on Wed, 01 Nov 2023 at 10:26 AM

For example, I have discovered my backup set includes a large amount of ".dat" files I wish to purge from all backups, To do this, please do the following.

1. Go to Sets > Delete > Selective Delete in the DS-Client:

2. Select time based and from the earliest to latest points: 

3.  Leave 0 generations online. This will completely purge ALL copies of the file and will be irreversible:

4. I'm using ".dat" for this example. Filter by your ".dat" files:

5.  Put a tick in the directory the file exists.

6. Select Calculate amount and it will show you how many files its set to delete. 

7, Finish:

Was this article helpful?

That’s Great!

Thank you for your feedback

Sorry! We couldn't be helpful

Thank you for your feedback

Let us know how can we improve this article!

Select atleast one of the reasons
CAPTCHA verification is required.

Feedback sent

We appreciate your effort and will try to fix the article