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Create Storage Account & enable protection via Backup Vault

Last updated: 5/27/2021

Template that creates storage account and enable protection via Backup Vault

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Parameter Name Description
vaultName Name of the Vault
vaultStorageRedundancy Change Vault Storage Type (not allowed if the vault has registered backups)
backupPolicyName Name of the Backup Policy
retentionDays Retention duration in days
storageAccountName Name of the Storage Account
roleNameGuid A new GUID used to identify the role assignment
location Location for all resources

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface