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Protect IaasVM using Azure Backup

Last updated: 19/10/2015

This template will use existing backup vault and policy, and enables protection of registered IaasVM containers.

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Parameter Name Description
existingBackupVaultName Name of the Existing Backup Vault
registeredContainers Array of registered containers. It will take input as type of container; vm name; cloud service name. e.g for iaasvm type: iaasvmcontainer;myvm1;myvm1
policyName Name of existing Backup Policy in the Backup Vault.

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface