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Backing Up Volumes In Linux

Applies to:
  • CrashPlan for Home
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Mounted drives in the /Volumes folder on Linux systems must be manually added to your backup file selection from the CrashPlan web app. This tutorial describes how to add drives from the /Volumes folder.


  • When adding file paths to your backup selection, all characters are case sensitive.
  • Any additional changes to your backup file selection for the drives within the /Volumes folder must be made from the CrashPlan web app. Once added to your backup file selection, you are unable to modify your selection from the CrashPlan app.


  1. Sign In to the CrashPlan web app.
  2. Click Computers.
  3. Select the name of the computer.
  4. Click Modify Settings.
  5. Under Backup File Selection > Included files, add the file path of the drive.
    Although the section is marked read-only, the settings will be updated and applied to the CrashPlan app
    CrashPlan Web App Settings
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.