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Veeam | kb2110

How to Exclude Databases from Application-Aware Processing

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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

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This article documents how to exclude a Microsoft SQL Database from being processed by Application-Aware Processing. Note: Excluding a database from Application-Aware Processing only means it will not be processed as part of the VSS snapshot operation, and the database will not be frozen.  The database files will still be backed up as part of the backup job if the disk(s) where the database is located are within scope of the backup job. If you are only looking for a way to prevent the backup job from truncating the SQL Transaction Logs, consider instead changing the truncation setting within the backup job to copy-only.


Connect to the Veeam Backup Server. Close all open Veeam Backup & Replication Console windows.PowerShell Command:

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NOTE: The Database Exclusion settings only affect Microsoft SQL Server databases.

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