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Exclude Reparse/Junction Points by default

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:24 pm
by konoskoncepts
Why not exclude user profile reparse points by default?
%userprofile%\Application Data
%userprofile%\Local Settings

These need to be manually excluded every time a file replication job is created containing user profiles.
We can disable the warning about skipped reparse points but too many skipped reparse points cause a backup failure.
For someone like myself who has to administer many sites, entering in exclusions for user profile reparse points one at a time at every site is very time consuming.

Maybe a file replication option to disable backing up of reparse points for legacy profile folders would be appropriate?