Support matrix for Backup center

Backup Center provides a single pane of glass for enterprises to govern, monitor, operate, and analyze backups at scale. This article summarizes the scenarios that Backup center supports for each workload type.

Supported scenarios

Category Scenario Supported workloads Limits
Monitoring View all jobs
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • 7 days worth of jobs available out of the box.
  • Each filter/drop-down supports a maximum of 1000 items. So Backup center can be used to monitor a maximum of 1000 subscriptions and 1000 vaults across tenants.
  • Monitoring View all backup instances
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Same as above
    Monitoring View all backup policies
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Same as above
    Monitoring View all vaults
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Same as above
    Actions Configure backup
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Azure VM backup and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Server backup
    Actions Restore Backup Instance
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Azure VM backup and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Server backup
    Actions Create vault
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Recovery Services vault
    Actions Create backup policy
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Recovery Services vault
    Actions Execute on-demand backup for a backup instance
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Azure VM backup and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Server backup
    Actions Stop backup for a backup instance
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer to support matrices for Azure VM backup and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Server backup
    Insights View Backup Reports
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • SQL in Azure Virtual Machine

  • SAP HANA in Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Files

  • System Center Data Protection Manager

  • Azure Backup Agent (MARS)

  • Azure Backup Server (MABS)
  • Refer to supported scenarios for Backup Reports
    Governance View and assign built-in and custom Azure Policies under category 'Backup' N/A N/A
    Governance View datasources not configured for backup
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server
  • N/A
    Monitoring View Azure Monitor alerts at scale
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL server

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM

  • Azure Files

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Managed Disks
  • Refer Alerts documentation
    Actions Execute cross-region restore job from Backup center
  • Azure Virtual Machine

  • SQL in Azure VM

  • SAP HANA in Azure VM
  • Refer cross-region restore documentation

    Unsupported scenarios

    Category Scenario
    Actions Configuring vault settings at scale is currently not supported from Backup center
    Availability Backup center is currently not available in national clouds

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