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Automatic file selection settings for configuration file

You can configure advanced settings for the Automatic file selection feature in the Backup Manager.

Section Parameter Definition Supported values
[General] AutomaticFileSelectionExaminingPeriodicity This is how often your system is scanned for new files that can be suggested for automatic selection. Number (in seconds). Default value – 604800 (equals 7 days).
[General] AutomaticFileSelectionDirectoriesMaxDepth This is the maximum directory depth for scanning. Number. The default value is 0 (no limit). Usually values from 3 to 7 are most appropriate, however this largely depends on your directory structure. For example, if you set the value to 5, the Backup Manager will not look deeper than the following subdirectory: C:\Users\Admin\Documents\For_publishing\.