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Recipe: Removing Azure SQL Backups and Snapshots

Expected deliverables:

Removal of Azure SQL Backups from Veeam Backup for Azure

Time to complete: 15 minutes


  • The appliance IP address provided by Microsoft Azure.
  • Access to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance using a browser.

Before you start:

Double check that the resources that you wish to remove before doing so.


You have an existing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure deployment.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure console using a browser (HTTPS).
  2. Switch to “Protected Data” tab on the left
  3. Ensure you have “Azure SQL” selected at the top
  4. Selected the VMs that require Backups or Snapshots removal
  5. Press “Remove” in the action bar near the top
  6. Select the required action e.g. All, Backups, etc

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