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How To Exclude a Folder from Compact Task

Possibility to run a COMPACT -B on all domino data directory but excluding some folders.
Actually we have created a PROGRAM document under domino server configuration to schedule the compact -b on all domino data but we would like to exclude a couple of folder from the compact process.
Is this possible whit some parameters of the compact command?

Currently this can be achieve using operating system indirect files .ind  but customer is looking for a native command within Domino product itself

How to run Compact against multiple databases in a batch process



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    Thomas Hampel commented
    August 06, 2018 12:54

    To exclude a folder from being compacted all you have to do is to not include the folder in the compact process. e.g. run compact against a folder but don't run it against the folder you want to exclude. 

    What is the reason you're trying to exclude the specific folder from compacting?

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    August 06, 2018 14:18

    A load compact -B will attempt to compact each NSF in the data directory and its subfolders. The request is for a parameter that would allow you to exclude a folder through a command line switch.