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Here is a step-by-step guide to get started with configuring your Azure VMs for backup and restore.

Before you begin

Ensure that you have the appropriate Microsoft authorization, that is a User Access Administrator or Owner role assigned before you proceed with onboarding subscriptions to your management console.

Quick steps to deploy, onboard, and configure Azure resources for backup and restore.

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Step 1: Get started with Enterprise Workloads

Log into the management console and ensure that you have the following in place:

  • Create and manage Administrators and Admin Groups.
  • Enable organizations. Alternatively, you may use the Default Organization.

For more information, see Get Started with Enterprise Workloads.

Step 2: Onboard Azure Subscriptions

  • Register your Azure Tenant and authorize Druva to onboard new Azure subscriptions.

Note: The subscription should have Microsoft.KeyVault registered in the resource provider section.

  • Select a preferred Druva storage to back up your data from a specific Azure Region.

You can now view and manage the subscriptions discovered right from your management console.

Step 3: Configure Azure VMs for backup

  • Create and manage backup policies to configure the backup settings.
    This defines the backup schedule and snapshot retention.
  • Configure VMs for backup.

For more information, see Backup virtual machines.

Step 4: Perform a Full Restore of Azure virtual machines

On successful backup, you can restore a virtual machine along with any associated managed disks to the same storage region or across regions.

For more information, see Restore virtual machines.