Create Weekly Backup Policy for RS Vault to protect IaaSVMs

Last updated: 03/04/2016

This template creates Recovery service vault and a Daily Backup Policy that can be used to protect classic and ARM based IaaS VMs.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vaultName Name of the Recovery Services Vault
policyName Name of the Backup Policy
scheduleRunDays Backup Schedule will run on array of Days like, Monday, Tuesday etc. Applies in Weekly Backup Type only.
scheduleRunTimes Times in day when backup should be triggered. e.g. 01:00, 13:00. This will be used in LTR too for daily, weekly, monthly and yearly backup.
weeklyRetentionDurationCount Number of weeks you want to retain the backup
daysOfTheWeekForMontlyRetention Array of Days for Monthly Retention (Min One or Max all values from scheduleRunDays, but not any other days which are not part of scheduleRunDays)
weeksOfTheMonthForMonthlyRetention Array of Weeks for Monthly Retention - First, Second, Third, Fourth, Last
monthlyRetentionDurationCount Number of months you want to retain the backup
monthsOfYear Array of Months for Yearly Retention
daysOfTheWeekForYearlyRetention Array of Days for Yearly Retention (Min One or Max all values from scheduleRunDays, but not any other days which are not part of scheduleRunDays)
weeksOfTheMonthForYearlyRetention Array of Weeks for Yearly Retention - First, Second, Third, Fourth, Last
yearlyRetentionDurationCount Number of years you want to retain the backup

Use the template

PowerShell
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-recovery-services-weekly-backup-policy-create/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell
Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-recovery-services-weekly-backup-policy-create/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface