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Enable SQL Database exclusions from application-aware image processing

Challenge

An SQL Database can be excluded from Veeam Application-Aware image processing

Solution

The solution below will instruct you on how to enable and use the DBExclusion menu that is built-in to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 or later.

  1. Connect to the server where Veeam Backup & Replication is installed
  2. Close any open Veeam Backup & Replication console windows.
  3. Open Regedit.exe
  4. Navigate to the key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\
  5. Add a new DWORD ‘EnableDBExclusions’
  6. Set the Value to 1
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  7. Close the Registry Editor and open Veeam Backup & Replication
  8. Open “Database Exclusions” from the Main Menu
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  9. In the window that pops up, click Add.
  10. Specify the DNS name (case sensitive) or the IP address and the instance name (case sensitive) containing the data that you wish to exclude from VSS Freezing and being Quiesced.
  11. Specify the Database name (case sensitive) that you wish to exclude from application-aware image processing.
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More information

NOTE: The key works only for Microsoft SQL server databases.
KB ID:
2110
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
7.x or later
Published:
2016-03-14
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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