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Recipe: Add a New Repository Object Storage Microsoft Azure Storage

Expected deliverables:

A Veeam Backup & Replication Microsoft Azure Storage Repository where Veeam keeps backup files and VM copies.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • A Microsoft Azure account.

Before you start:

You can create the bucket beforehand, or create it during the procedure. For Azure Data Box follow the documentation to configure the name resolutions and install SSL Certificate.


You have a Veeam Backup and Replication server installed.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
  2. Select Backup Infrastructure on the bottom left menu.
  3. Right click Backup Repositories and choose “Add Backup Repository”.
  4. Select “Object Storage” and “Microsoft Azure Storage”.
  5. Select the storage type between “Azure Blob Storage”, “Azure Archive Storage” and “Azure Data Box”.
  6. Give a name to the repository, change the number of concurrent tasks if needed (not available for Archive Storage) and click Next.
  7. Specify an Account: for Azure Blob Storage and Azure Archive Storage choose Credentials and Region. For Azure Data Box fill in the Service endpoint and Credentials fields.
  8. Specify Container: select a container from the drop-down list, and a folder to which you want to map your object storage repository. For Azure Blob Storage you can also define a disk soft limit not to be exceeded. Click Next when finished.
  9. Only for Azure Archive Storage, you need to select a subscription from the drop-down list where to deploy the proxy appliance. You can also customize the size and other settings if needed, using the Customize button. Click Apply to proceed.
  10. After the configuration is completed, click Finish and the Amazon S3 repository is ready to use.

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