Close all open Veeam Backup & Replication Console windows. PowerShell Command:
Create the following registry value: Key Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\ Value Name: EnableDBExclusions Value Type: Dword (32-Bit) Value Value Data: 1 PowerShell command:
New-ItemProperty-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\'-Name 'EnableDBExclusions'-Value "1"-PropertyType DWORD -Force
Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
In the Main Menu, you will find that the VM Exclusions option has been replaced with a Global Exclusions sub-menu.
Expand Global Exclusions and select Database Exclusions.
In the SQL Databses Exclusions window that appears, click Add.
Enter the Database information.
Specify the SQL Server's DNS name (case sensitive) or IP address, followed by the instance name (case sensitive) containing the database you wish to exclude from VSS Freezing and being Quiesced.
Specify the name of the database (case sensitive) you wish to exclude from application-aware image processing. A wildcard cannotbe used. Only a single database can be excluded by each entry in the exclusions table.
Press OK to close the Add database window, click Add to add another database, or click OK again to close the SQL Databases Exclusions window. During the next job run, the database(s) specified will not be included in Application-Aware Processing.
NOTE: The Database Exclusion settings only affect Microsoft SQL Server databases.
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