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Existing SQL Server Auto Backup setup

Last updated: 13/06/2018

This template setup or update on an existing SQL Server Virtual Machine on Azure with the Auto Backup Configuration

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Parameter Name Description
existingVirtualMachineName Existing SQL Server virtual machine name
sqlAutobackupRetentionPeriod SQL Server Auto Backup Retention Period
sqlAutobackupStorageAccountName SQL Server Auto Backup Storage Account Name
sqlAutobackupEncryptionPassword SQL Server Auto Backup Encryption Password
location Location for all resources.

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