specify distinct backup sets for each backup day
At the top of the window one can select which day one is making selections for. Most users use the same backup selections every day, which is the default ‘Everyday’, however, there are times when one only wants to backup certain files on certain days (for example a large database or Microsoft Exchange might only be backed up on weekends).
The backup client can end up using multiple selection sets for any given day, though when you select a day/set in the user interface you are editing only that set. So, as an example, if the day the backup has been launched on is a Saturday, then in the user interface, you will be editing just those selections unique to that day, but the engine will do the following
1. If selections have been specified for ‘Saturday’, then those selections will be used.
2. If there are selections for ‘Weekend’, then those selections will be used as well.
3. If there are selections for ‘Everyday’ then those selections will be used as well.
The .SEL selections file now contains distinct sections corresponding to the distinct daily backup selection sets one can specify on the Backup->Selections tab in the pull-down menu. These sections are: