How to Backup Azure VM

Create a backup of Azure VM

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal.
  2. In the menu on the left, select Virtual machines.
  3. From the list, select a VM to back up.
  4. On the VM blade, in the Operations section, click Backup. The Enable backup blade opens.
  5. In Recovery Services vault, click Use Existing and provide the name for the new vault. A new vault is created in the same Resource Group and location as the virtual machine.
  6. Click Backup policy. For this example, keep the defaults and click OK.
  7. On the Enable backup blade, click Enable Backup. 
  8. This creates a daily backup based on the default schedule.
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