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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Configure Azure IaaS VM Backup

In this post, we will look on use Azure IaaS VM Backup to backup virtual machine resides on Microsoft Azure


Video Summary:-

  • Create Azure Recovery Vault to store backup VM
  • Configure Backup Policy to backup VM
  • Set VMs to backup
  • Configure policy and set retention daily, weekly, monthly & yearly
  • Execute to perform backup (manually)


Advantages:-

  • protect & recover VM on Microsoft Azure natively
  • Support backup Windows/Linux VM
  • able to restore entire virtual machine
  • able to restore virtual disk
  • able to perform file recovery by mounting to VM. (under preview during our testing)


Limitation:-
a) Unable to delete previous policy unless stop Backup
b) Unable to modify policy that has configure
c) Only store to Azure backup vault
d) No compression/deduplication functionality

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