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How to exclude the Exchange online user's In-Place Archive mailbox being backed up in Druva inSync

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By default insync will backup the user's active mailbox and In-Place Archive mailbox as a part of exchange online backup.


If a user has a very large In-Place Archive mailbox and if it needs to be excluded from insync backup, please follow the below steps.

Steps to exclude the Exchange online user's In-Place Archive mailbox from the backup

Excluding the user’s exchange online In-Place Archive mailbox can be acived by adding an exclusion path in the insync profile for the user in question.

User's  In-Place Archive mailbox would be backed up as an “In-Place Archive” folder in Insync backup. 


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Please find the below steps to exclude the archive mailbox:


  1. Access the Druva console with admin credentials.

  2. Click on M365.

  3. Click on Profiles

  4. Click on the profile name for which the user is a part of

  5. Edit and enter to SasS Apps section

  6. For Exchange online, add the exclusion path as In-Place Archive

  7. Save.


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