The Shared File Sets section displays the current file set configurations that can be shared by one or more client configurations.

After you edit the settings for a shareable file set, all client configurations sharing that file set configuration will perform backups using the modified file set.

Column name Column description
Name Name of the file set
OS Operating system associated with the file set
Clients Number of clients sharing the file set
(May vary as client configurations are changed to and from other file sets.)
No Full On Change Indicates if the full backup should be forced after the file set is changed
(If the checkmark appears, the client will try to run the next scheduled or manual job without reverting to the full backup.)
Volume Shadow Copy Indicates if the given shared file set configuration will employ volume shadow copy capabilities when available for the particular client operating system
Starting Directories and Files Starting backup point for clients sharing the file set
Deleble Indicates if the file set can be deleted
(Number of clients sharing the file set must be 0.)
Id File set identifier

File set operations

All operations, which can be performed for the file sets, are shown in the actions bar, or in the file set context menu.

Create new file set

  1. Click New.

  2. Enter the name and select the operating system for the shared file set.

Edit a shared file set

To edit a file set, click the desired file set, and then click Edit.

File set clients

To view a list of clients using a shared file set, click the desired file set, and then click Show Clients in the actions bar.

Delete a shared file set

To delete a shared file set, make sure no clients are associated with the file set, click the desired file set, and then click Delete in the actions bar.