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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Configure Azure Backup Agent (MARS Agent)

In this post, we are looking on how to use Azure Backup Agent (MARS Agent) on Windows workload.

Video summary:-
  • Get the installer from Azure Recovery Service Vault
  • Select On-premise & Files & Folder to backup
  • Install on Windows workload either on-premise or Azure Windows VM
  • Register to Azure Recovery Service Vault
  • Get Encrypted Key
  • Configure Backup Policy to backup
  • Start backup
Limitation of this product:-
  • Only protect Windows workload
  • Backup only Files / Folder
  • Volume level restore only
  • Not supported application aware processing
  • Backup 3x per day for daily policy
  • Backup target must point to Azure Backup Vault