Azure Backup

Azure – You can now enable cross-region restore when using Azure Backup (preview)

As you probably know, you can backup your servers using Recovery Service Agent (MARS) when using Azure Backup. Well, you can now enable cross-region restore (CRR) to help you ensuring service continuity when the primary region is unavailable or to test recovery on the secondary region for audit/compliance purposes. Before being able to do so, […]

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Azure – You can now save and manage MARS agent passphrase in Key Vault (preview)

If you are using Recovery Service Agent (MARS) to backup your servers in Azure Recovery Vault, you know you need to use a passphrase, used to encrypt data. Until now, this passphrase had to be stored in some secure location. Well, good news as you can now use Azure Key Vault to save and manage

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Azure–The latest version – 4 – of Azure Backup Server is available

  As you probably know, you can backup your on-premises workloads to Azure using Azure Backup Server (MABS).   Well, the latest version – 4 – of MABS is now available and provides quite a few of enhancements: Support for Windows Server 2022: you can now use Windows Server 2022 to install MABS Support for

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Azure – You can now restore virtual machine in a different subscription (preview)

If you are running virtual machines in Azure, you already know that you can backup your virtual machine using Azure Recovery Vault. Well, until now, when you had to restore a virtual machine you could only restore it within the same subscription. This is no longer the case as you can now restore the virtual

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Azure – Protect your backup with immutable vaults (preview)

As you know, you can backup your workloads (virtual machines, SQL, file shares…), either hosted in Azure or on-premises, using Azure Backup. Well, with the rise of ransomware attacks and other malicious activities, it becomes important to also protect your backups by blocking any operations which could lead to loss of recovery points. To help

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Azure – You can now use Azure Monitor to get alerts for Azure Backup

Azure Backup allows you to backup workloads (virtual machines, file shares, SQL) hosted either in Azure or on-premises. It is important for administrators to be aware on what’s gong on with their backup and Azure Backup had a built-in alert capability. Well, this alert capability has been updated and now uses Azure Monitor alerting. If

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Azure – You can now centrally manage your backups with Backup Center (preview)

As you know, you have the capability to backup your workloads (either from on-premises or Azure) to an Azure Recovery Vaults. Well, as you may have multiple backup vaults (or you are a CSP managing Azure services for your customers), it may be difficult to easily manage backup tasks and reports. Good news, a new

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Azure – You can now recover virtual machine created with custom image

As you may already know, it was possible to restore a virtual machine by creating a new VM, restoring as disk or replacing existing disks. Now the option to recover the virtual machine by replacing existing disks is now also supported for virtual machine created using custom images (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/capture-image-resource) This option is only available for

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