Support matrix for Backup center

Backup center helps 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 High-Performance Analytic Appliance (HANA) in Azure VM

Azure Files

Azure Blobs

Azure Managed Disks
Seven 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 previous
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 previous
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 previous
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
Monitoring View Azure Backup metrics and write metric alert rules Azure VM

SQL in Azure VM

SAP HANA in Azure VM

Azure Files

Azure Blobs
You can view metrics for all Recovery Services vaults for a region and subscription simultaneously. Viewing metrics for a larger scope in the Azure portal isn’t currently supported. The same limits are also applicable to configure metric alert rules. For more information, see View metrics in the Azure portal.
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
See 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
See 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
See 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
See 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
See support matrices for Azure VM backup and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Server backup
Actions Execute cross-region restore job from Backup center Azure Virtual Machine

SQL in Azure VM

SAP HANA in Azure VM
See the cross-region restore documentation.
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)
See 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

Unsupported scenarios

Category Scenario
Actions Configuring vault settings at scale is currently not supported from Backup center

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