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    My first website hosted on Azure and I am learning some new things. 

    Referring to the above mentioned articles,  I wonder what would be the best configuration for reducing errors and backup size

    I am testing this one for the auto- dynamicly generated files - folders

    \site\wwwroot\App_Data\Search\write.lock
    \site\wwwroot\App_Data\Search     Dynamicly creaed
    \site\wwwroot\portals\_default\logs    more about this one later........
    \site\wwwroot\portals\0\DigArticle\Cache   Dynamicly creaed
    \site\wwwroot\portals\0-System\Cache  Dynamicly creaed
    \site\wwwroot\portals\1-System\Cache  Dynamicly creaed
    \site\wwwroot\portals\2-System\Cache  Dynamicly creaed

    Michel Sellers advices to exclude the 
    \site\wwwroot\portals\_default\logs

    I am not sure about this one  because  there are other files which I have experianced were needed 
    like several InstallerLog20190926.config files
    LogFailures.xml
    \LogConfig folder

    Actually I would only like to exclude the date.log.resources files created dayly.

    Do you know if it is possible in  Azure backup  to use something like 
    \site\wwwroot\portals\_default\logs\*.log.resources   
    and hereby actually backing up folders, xml and InsallerLogDate.resources files
    I seem to be unable to find more detailed documentation for configuration af _backup.filter

    Have you tested and could you recommend/ suggest  other filetypes - folders
    that could be included in the _backup.filter

    Looking forward to any advice

     



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      If you use the OpenContent module, it also has a write.lock file (associated with it's Lucene search functionality) which needs to be excluded from the backup. I can't remember the exact path - I think it depends a bit on the install.

      Generally you can look at the Azure backup logs, see what failed (and why IIRC) and if necessary add it to the _backup.filter file.
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