Sunday, September 14, 2014

Setting up Microsoft DPM for Backing Azure IAAS workload

Microsoft Data Protection Manager now supports backup of Microsoft Azure workloads on Azure platform. Here are some interesting things to note about the supported deployments:

  • DPM is supported on any Azure IaaS virtual machine that is size A2 or higher.
  • DPM can protect workloads that run across multiple Azure cloud services that have the same Azure virtual network and Azure subscription.
  • The number of disks that can be used for the target storage (DPM storage pool) is limited by the size of the virtual machine (maximum of 16). For more information about size limits, see Azure Virtual Machines.

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