Azure VM backups

Azure VM backups is a cloud-based solution (from Microsoft) that provides simple, secure, and cost-effective techniques to back up and recover your data from Microsoft Azure.

With the latest update, users can expect even greater support and functionality for Azure VM backups.

  • Azure Backup is introducing restoring Unmanaged VMs/Disks as Managed VMs/Disks to provide the benefit of Managed disks for customers who are currently backing up their unmanaged disks.

For more details, please read the documentation

Restore virtual machine
  • Azure Backup now supports Replace existing disks as an option for VMs that have Managed Service Identities (MSI) Both User assigned Identities and System assigned Identities.
  • Azure Backup now supports backup & restore of Virtual Machine Scale Sets in the orchestration mode prescribed here.

For more details, please read the documentation.

Source: Azure blog