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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.
- Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
- Select Backup Infrastructure on the bottom left menu.
- Right click Backup Repositories and choose “Add Backup Repository”.
- Select “Object Storage” and “Microsoft Azure Storage”.
- Select the storage type between “Azure Blob Storage”, “Azure Archive Storage” and “Azure Data Box”.
- Give a name to the repository, change the number of concurrent tasks if needed (not available for Archive Storage) and click Next.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- After the configuration is completed, click Finish and the Amazon S3 repository is ready to use.
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