Folder

Symptoms

File-level backup fails with:

Fatal protocol error

Symptoms

You are creating a protection plan for multiple Mac machines and are looking for the rules to select the source folders.

When the rules are specified manually (like ~/Library, $home/desktop, $user/desktop, /Users/$USER/Desktop, $logname/desktop, /desktop/, or /Users/*/Desktop), backup fails with one of the following messages as the path cannot be resolved:

None of the items selected for the backup were found

OR

Could not resolve the "/Users/*/Desktop/" include rule

OR