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Conrad McGarry updated July 11, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Questions Addressed

  • Which files does CrashPlan Pro back up?
  • How to select and unselect files for backup.

What's backed up

By default, everything in the user home directory EXCEPT files within these folders (see below for further info): 


The above list is user editable as long as backup quota is observed. You can visit the following link for a step by step instruction on how to check your current quota usage.

Verify a file is set to be backed up

You can verify that a file is set to be backed up by doing the following: 

  1. Open the CrashPlan application (From your /Applications /CrashPlan)
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  2. Select the Backup tab.
  3. Click the "Change" button.
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    Any folder open the application.
  4. From the Home screen click Manage Files to view the file selection.  Any files and directories with check boxes next to them (h) are being backed up by CrashPlan.
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  5. A checkmark indicate that the entire contents of a folder are backed up, a dash "-" indicate partial content of a folder are backed up.

Verify files are being backed up

You can verify that a file is being backed up by doing the following :


these directions

If you need further assistance, please contact IGPP Net Ops.