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CrashPlan Pro Exclude List

Certain file types are not backed up with CrashPlan by default. Please contact us if you need to back up an excluded file type for University-related business.

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File exclusions

Visible file exclusions

(?i).*\.aac
(?i).*\.app
(?i).*\.avi
(?i).*\.dmg
(?i).*\.exe
(?i).*\.flac
(?i).*\.ipa
(?i).*\.iso
(?i).*\.m4a
(?i).*\.m4p
(?i).*\.mov
(?i).*\.mp3
(?i).*\.mp4
(?i).*\.msi
(?i).*\.msp
(?i).*\.ogg
(?i).*\.sparsebundle
(?i).*\.tmp
(?i).*\.wav
(?i).*\.wma
(?i).*\.wmv

Invisible file exclusions

(?i).*\.28_8
(?i).*\.3gp
(?i).*\.3iv2
(?i).*\.3ivd
(?i).*\.a52
(?i).*\.a52b
(?i).*\.alac
(?i).*\.asf
(?i).*\.ASV1
(?i).*\.ASV2
(?i).*\.atrc
(?i).*\.au
(?i).*\.AVC1
(?i).*\.BBCD
(?i).*\.bkf
(?i).*\.col0
(?i).*\.col1
(?i).*\.cook
(?i).*\.cvid
(?i).*\.DAVC
(?i).*\.DIV1
(?i).*\.DIV2
(?i).*\.DIV3
(?i).*\.DIV4
(?i).*\.DIV5
(?i).*\.DIV6
(?i).*\.DIVX
(?i).*\.dnet
(?i).*\.dts
(?i).*\.dv
(?i).*\.flv
(?i).*\.fmp4
(?i).*\.FSV1
(?i).*\.gho
(?i).*\.ghs
(?i).*\.h261
(?i).*\.h262
(?i).*\.h263
(?i).*\.h264
(?i).*\.H264
(?i).*\.hdv1
(?i).*\.hdv2
(?i).*\.hdv3
(?i).*\.ilbc
(?i).*\.IV31
(?i).*\.IV32
(?i).*\.IV41
(?i).*\.IV51
(?i).*\.LAME
(?i).*\.lpcJ
(?i).*\.m4s2
(?i).*\.mka
(?i).*\.mkv
(?i).*\.mp1v
(?i).*\.mp2
(?i).*\.mp2v
(?i).*\.mp41
(?i).*\.mp42
(?i).*\.mp4a
(?i).*\.mp4s
(?i).*\.mp4v
(?i).*\.mpeg
(?i).*\.mpg
(?i).*\.mpg1
(?i).*\.mpg2
(?i).*\.MPG3
(?i).*\.MPG4
(?i).*\.Mpga
(?i).*\.mx*n
(?i).*\.mx*p
(?i).*\.nsc
(?i).*\.nsv
(?i).*\.nut
(?i).*\.ogm
(?i).*\.ost
(?i).*\.PIM1
(?i).*\.pqi
(?i).*\.qdrw
(?i).*\.qic
(?i).*\.ra
(?i).*\.raac
(?i).*\.racp
(?i).*\.ralf
(?i).*\.ram
(?i).*\.rle
(?i).*\.rm
(?i).*\.rmbv
(?i).*\.rpza
(?i).*\.rv
(?i).*\.RV10
(?i).*\.RV13
(?i).*\.RV20
(?i).*\.RV30
(?i).*\.RV40
(?i).*\.s264
(?i).*\.samr
(?i).*\.shrn
(?i).*\.sipr
(?i).*\.smc
(?i).*\.smp4
(?i).*\.SONC
(?i).*\.spex
(?i).*\.SVQ1
(?i).*\.SVQ3
(?i).*\.tac
(?i).*\.thra
(?i).*\.ts
(?i).*\.tta
(?i).*\.ty
(?i).*\.v2i
(?i).*\.vcr2
(?i).*\.vdi
(?i).*\.vhd
(?i).*\.vid
(?i).*\.vmdk
(?i).*\.vorb
(?i).*\.VP3
(?i).*\.VP30
(?i).*\.VP31
(?i).*\.VP5
(?i).*\.VP50
(?i).*\.VP51
(?i).*\.VP60
(?i).*\.VP61
(?i).*\.VP62
(?i).*\.VP6A
(?i).*\.VP6F
(?i).*\.VP7
(?i).*\.VSSH
(?i).*\.wma1
(?i).*\.wma2
(?i).*\.wmv1
(?i).*\.wmv2
(?i).*\.wmv3
(?i).*\.wmva
(?i).*\.wvc1
(?i).*\.X264
(?i).*\.xa
(?i).*\.xvid
(?i)*/Firefox/Profiles/*/Cache

Hidden patterns

General hidden patterns

(?i).*\.tmp
(?i).*/temp/
(?i).*/tmp/

Windows hidden patterns

win:(?i).:/Config\.Msi/ win:.:/ProgramData/
win:.*Thumbs\.db
win:.*/Local Settings/History/
win:.*/NetHood/
win:.*/PrintHood/
win:.*/Cookies/
win:.*/Recent/
win:.*/SendTo/
win:.*/LocalService/
win:.*/NetworkService/
win:.*/Start Menu/
win:(?i).*/NTUSER.*
win:(?i).:/WINDOWS/
win:(?i).:/autoexec.bat

Mac OS hidden patterns

mac:/bin/
mac:/etc/
mac:/sbin/
mac:/usr/
mac:/sw/
mac:/System/
mac:/private/
mac:/Desktop DB
mac:/Desktop DF

Linux hidden patterns

linux:/bin/
linux:/boot/
linux:/etc/
linux:/initrd/
linux:/lib/
linux:/opt/
linux:/sbin/
linux:/usr/
linux:/var/
linux:/srv/

Solaris hidden patterns

solaris:/bin/
solaris:/boot/
solaris:/etc/
solaris:/initrd/
solaris:/lib/
solaris:/opt/
solaris:/sbin/
solaris:/usr/
solaris:/var/
solaris:/srv/

All hidden patterns

.*/\..*
(?i).*\.tmp
(?i).*/temp/
(?i).*/tmp/
win:(?i).:/Config\.Msi/
win:.:/ProgramData/
win:.*Thumbs\.db
win:.*/Local Settings/History/
win:.*/NetHood/
win:.*/PrintHood/
win:.*/Cookies/
win:.*/Recent/
win:.*/SendTo/
win:.*/LocalService/
win:.*/NetworkService/
win:.*/Start Menu/
win:(?i).*/NTUSER.*
win:(?i).:/WINDOWS/
win:(?i).:/autoexec.bat
mac:/bin/
mac:/etc/
mac:/sbin/
mac:/usr/
mac:/sw/
mac:/System/
mac:/private/
mac:/Desktop DB
mac:/Desktop DF
linux:/bin/
linux:/boot/
linux:/etc/
linux:/initrd/
linux:/lib/
linux:/opt/
linux:/sbin/
linux:/usr/
linux:/var/
linux:/srv/
solaris:/bin/
solaris:/boot/
solaris:/etc/
solaris:/initrd/
solaris:/lib/
solaris:/opt/
solaris:/sbin/
solaris:/usr/
solaris:/var/
solaris:/srv/

Invisible patterns

General invisible patterns

.*/(?:42|\d{8,})/(?:cp|~).*
(?i).*/CrashPlan.*/(?:cache|log|conf|manifest|upgrade)/.*
.*\.part
.*/iPhoto Library/iPod Photo Cache/.*
.*\.cprestoretmp.*
.*/Dropbox/.*
.*/Downloads/.*

Windows invisible patterns

win:(?i).*\$RECYCLE\.BIN/.*
win:.*/System Volume Information/.*
win:.*/RECYCLER/.*
win:.*/I386.*
win:.*/pagefile.sys
win:.*/MSOCache.*
win:.*UsrClass\.dat\.LOG.*
win:.*UsrClass\.dat
win:.*/Temporary Internet Files/.*
win:(?i).*/ntuser.dat.*
win:.*/Local Settings/Temp.*
win:.*/AppData/Local/Temp.*
win:.*/AppData/Temp.*
win:.*/Windows/Temp.*
win:(?i).*/Microsoft.*/Windows/.*\.log
win:.*/Microsoft.*/Windows/Cookies.*
win:.*/Microsoft.*/RecoveryStore.*

Mac OS invisible patterns

mac:/dev/.*
mac:.*\.Trash.*
mac:/\.vol/.*
mac:/mach.sym
mac:/mach_kernel
mac:.*\.hotfiles\.btree.*
mac:.*/Trash/.*
mac:.*/Network Trash Folder/.*
mac:.*/VM Storage
mac:.*\.fseventsd.*
mac:.*/Library/Caches/.*
mac:.*\.Spotlight-.*/.*
mac:/Network/.*
mac:/tmp/.*
mac:/cores/.*
mac:/afs/.*
mac:/automount/.*
mac:/private/Network/.*
mac:/private/tmp/.*
mac:/private/var/tmp/.*
mac:/private/var/folders/.*
mac:/private/var/run/.*
mac:/private/var/spool/postfix/.*
mac:/private/var/vm/.*
mac:/Previous Systems.*
mac:.*/lost+found/.*
mac:.*/Microsoft User Data/Entourage Temp/.*
mac:.*/iP.* Software Updates/.*
mac:.*/Library/Application Support/SyncServices/.*
mac:.*/Library/Logs/.*
mac:.*/Library/Mail/Envelope Index
mac:.*/Library/Mail/AvailableFeeds/.*
mac:.*/Library/Mirrors/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Database/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Downloads/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Feeds/.*
mac:.*/Library/Safari/Icons.db
mac:.*/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db
mac:.*/Library/Safari/HistoryIndex.sk
mac:.*/Library/Calendars/Calendar Cache

Linux invisible patterns

linux:/sys/.*
linux:/dev/.*
linux:/proc/.*
linux:/tmp/.*
linux:.*/lost+found/.*

Solaris invisible patterns

solaris:/sys/.*
solaris:/dev/.*
solaris:/proc/.*
solaris:/tmp/.*
solaris:.*/lost+found/.*

All invisible patterns

.*/(?:42|\d{8,})/(?:cp|~).*
(?i).*/CrashPlan.*/(?:cache|log|conf|manifest|upgrade)/.*
.*\.part
.*/iPhoto Library/iPod Photo Cache/.*
.*\.cprestoretmp.*
.*/Dropbox/.*
.*/Downloads/.*
win:(?i).*\$RECYCLE\.BIN/.*
win:.*/System Volume Information/.*
win:.*/RECYCLER/.*
win:.*/I386.*
win:.*/pagefile.sys
win:.*/MSOCache.*
win:.*UsrClass\.dat\.LOG.*
win:.*UsrClass\.dat
win:.*/Temporary Internet Files/.*
win:(?i).*/ntuser.dat.*
win:.*/Local Settings/Temp.*
win:.*/AppData/Local/Temp.*
win:.*/AppData/Temp.*
win:.*/Windows/Temp.*
win:(?i).*/Microsoft.*/Windows/.*\.log
win:.*/Microsoft.*/Windows/Cookies.*
win:.*/Microsoft.*/RecoveryStore.*
mac:/dev/.*
mac:.*\.Trash.*
mac:/\.vol/.*
mac:/mach.sym
mac:/mach_kernel
mac:.*\.hotfiles\.btree.*
mac:.*/Trash/.*
mac:.*/Network Trash Folder/.*
mac:.*/VM Storage
mac:.*\.fseventsd.*
mac:.*/Library/Caches/.*
mac:.*\.Spotlight-.*/.*
mac:/Network/.*
mac:/tmp/.*
mac:/cores/.*
mac:/afs/.*
mac:/automount/.*
mac:/private/Network/.*
mac:/private/tmp/.*
mac:/private/var/tmp/.*
mac:/private/var/folders/.*
mac:/private/var/run/.*
mac:/private/var/spool/postfix/.*
mac:/private/var/vm/.*
mac:/Previous Systems.*
mac:.*/lost+found/.*
mac:.*/Microsoft User Data/Entourage Temp/.*
mac:.*/iP.* Software Updates/.*
mac:.*/Library/Application Support/SyncServices/.*
mac:.*/Library/Logs/.*
mac:.*/Library/Mail/Envelope Index
mac:.*/Library/Mail/AvailableFeeds/.*
mac:.*/Library/Mirrors/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Database/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Downloads/.*
mac:.*/Library/PubSub/Feeds/.*
mac:.*/Library/Safari/Icons.db
mac:.*/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db
mac:.*/Library/Safari/HistoryIndex.sk
mac:.*/Library/Calendars/Calendar Cache
linux:/sys/.*
linux:/dev/.*
linux:/proc/.*
linux:/tmp/.*
linux:.*/lost+found/.*
solaris:/sys/.*
solaris:/dev/.*
solaris:/proc/.*
solaris:/tmp/.*
solaris:.*/lost+found/

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