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Public Preview: Agentless multi-disk crash consistent backup by Azure Backup for VM

Published date: March 25, 2024

Azure VM backup now supports agentless multi-disk crash consistent backups in public preview.

Agentless multi-disk crash consistent backups for Azure VM backup allows you to take VM backups without installing additional software like the VM agent or snapshot extension in your VM. If your workload is performance sensitive and can recover from crash consistent backups, this feature can help reduce the quiesce time during backup. You can also use this feature if your operating system is not supported for application or file-system consistent backup.

Using agentless crash consistent backup is as simple as setting the Consistency Type in the Azure VM Backup policy.


Regions supported: All public Azure regions. 

Learn more about the feature and supported configurations.

  • Azure Backup
  • Compliance

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