Backup VMware Virtual Machines with Azure Backup Server

| January 15, 2018

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Microsoft Azure Backup Server a.k.a. MABS is a cloud-first backup solution of Azure Backup designed to offer data protection across wide-ranging and diverse IT environments of enterprises to help maximize their backup efficiency. However, the principles used in a traditional environment to back up a virtual environment is quite different to the one employed in Azure Backup Server. As such, it is necessary to get firsthand information regarding the creation of backup for VMware Virtual Machines with Azure Backup Server. The post guides you through this process. The first step in the process is to establish a secure connection to the vCenter Server. For this, it is essential to have VMware Certificate Authority (CA) certificate installed on Azure Backup Server. Then, you can use a browser on the Azure Backup Server machine to connect to the vCenter Server via the vSphere Web Client.

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