Filtering Includes and Excludes On Linux By Pattern
I am trying out the Linux version using the CLI (and GUI to some extent) and so far everything seems decent, except for filtering.
I see in the how-to guide for Linux it mentions using -f and -ef to include files/folders or exclude files/folders. However, none of the examples use any sort of pattern matching. Is it possible at all or is this not a feature of Linux backup? Can I only supply a full folder path to include or a full file path/folder to exclude?
I'm looking for things like
standard posix wildcard matching against files/folders, or regex matching, anything really.
, please check out my screenshots below, the wildcard seems to work perfectly for files - folder exclusions by filters will be supported in future.
Setting up a backup filter in GUI - back up anything that contains [trans] as a part of file name.
Same screenshot from the WebUI.
The folder selected for backup contains 2 files that match the filter.
Backup storage after the plan ran successfully.
It also works in CLI for addBackupPlan (editBackupPlan should allow it too, but apparently there's a bug).
Related CLI guide
Thanksm. The CLI guide on cloudberry website I was using didn't list the file type parameters in docs, but the guide you provided is better and has them.
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