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Steps to Backup Azure VM
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Steps to Backup Azure VM

Steps to Backup Azure VM

In this blog, we will show you the steps to Backup Azure VM using the Azure portal.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Azure VM
  • Azure Subscription

 

CREATING BACKUP VAULT

  • Login to azure portal URL https://portal .azure.com using your subscription.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Click on More services link from the menu bar and type recovery services vault in the search box.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • From the Recovery Services vaults blade, click on Add button.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Provide the details like name, subscription, resource group and location. Then click on create button.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

CONFIGURING BACKUP VAULT

  • Once the initial setup is completed, click on the vault name.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Click on the Backup link.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Select Azure and Virtual machine as the backup goal and click on the Backup button.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Under the backup policy, we selected the default policy and click on OK.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Select the virtual machines to be back up and click on OK.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Click the Enable Backup button.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • It will take few minutes to complete the task.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

VERIFY THE BACKUP PROCESS

  • From the properties of the vault, click on Backup items link.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Click on Azure Virtual Machine

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • You can able to see the initial backup in pending state.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • To take an ad-hoc backup click on the VM name.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Select the Backup now option.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Provide the retention date for this backup and click on the backup button.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Select the jobs link from the backup properties to view the backup job details.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Click on Backup Jobs link.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Select the in-progress task from the job list.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • You can view the current status of the backup.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • It will take several minutes to complete the task.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

  • Backup item will show the one restore point for the selected VM now.

Steps to Backup Azure VM

 

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Thanks for reading this blog.  We hope it was useful for you to learn about the backup progress in Microsoft Azure.

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