Skip items whose RegEx path is

Enable this group policy to not sync files or folders whose path matches the specified RegEx string.

You can use standard UNIX regular expressions in this policy.

The path is relative path to user's home folder. For example, ~/Data should be represented as "Data".

Once enabled, this group policy takes effect when users log out and back in.

=== RegEx Examples ===

Data/[a-g].*
Skip files/folders under ~/Data that start with a-g, for example ~/Data/bird and ~/Data/fish

.*/Data/[a-g].*
Skip files/folders under ~//Data" that start with a-g, for example ~/Documents/Data/bird, ~/Documents/Office/Data/fish.

.*/Confidential/.*\.xls
Skip all .xls files whose path contain "Confidential" folder, for example ~/Documents/Office/Confidential/2010/StatusReport.xls.

=== RegEx Special Characters ===

Below are several frequently used special characters:

.
Matches any single character.

[ ]
Matches a single character that is contained within the brackets. For example, [abc] matches "a", "b", or "c". [a-z] specifies a range which matches any lowercase letter from "a" to "z".
[^ ]
Matches a single character that is not contained within the brackets.

*
Matches the preceding element zero or more times.

+
Matches the preceding element one or more times.

?
Matches the preceding element zero or one time.

|
Matches either the expression before or the expression after the operator. For example, abc|def matches "abc" or "def".

\
Escape character. Precede a special character to interpret the special character as a normal character. For example, \. matches "." character.


Supported on:
Skip items whose RegEx path is

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Centrify\CentrifyDC\Settings\MacMCX\Mobility\105\BackgroundSync\RegExPath
Value NameRegExPathItem{number}
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

centrify_mac_settings.admx

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