Azure Security Tutorial #7 – Backup Virtual Machine

From my previous blog, you had learn encrypt database. Now, you will learn about Protect SQL Server Virtual Machine using Azure Backup Service.

Create Azure Recovery Service Vault

  1. Click ‘Backup’ from Virtual Machine Ooperations menu.backup
  2. Create Azure Recovery Service and backup policyRecovery Service Vault name will be named automatically.Select ‘Use existing’ resource group.

    And click ‘Backup policy’ to see detail policy information.

    Recovery Services Vault Resource Group Backup Policy
    vault### workshop-### (new) DailyPolicy


    Click ‘OK’ and then click ‘Enable Backup’.

Start BackupĀ NOW

  1. Click ‘Backup’ from Virtual Machine Operations menu.Click ‘Backup now’ from top menu. And then click ‘Backup’ button on the Backup Now blade.backup
  2. When you click ‘Backup’ button, the backup will be triggered.backup
  3. Detail backup job processTo see deatil job progess, Click Recovery service vault name on the summary tab.backup

    A new Recovery Service Vault blade will be opened. Click ‘Jobs’ ont Monitoring and Reports menu.


    Additional blades will be opened. Click ‘Backup Jobs’ and see the detail process of your jobs.


    This initial backup will take an hour.

About engsoon

Eng Soon is a 4-time Microsoft MVP and has nearly 5 years of experience building enterprise system in the cloud.He is also a Certified Microsoft Azure.Eng Soon also have strong technical skills and analytic skill. As a developer, Besides the development task, he also involved in Project Management, Consulting, and Marketing. He has a passion for technology and sharing what he learns with others to help enable them to learn faster and be more productive. He also took part as speaker in many nationwide technical events, such as Conference, Meetup and Workshop. Currently, looking for opportunity in Cyber Security which include Cloud Security and Application Security.

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