How to: Export Your Solution to a Database Backup File
If you are deploying your own Dynamics NAV application on Microsoft Azure instead of CRONUS International Ltd., then you must create a backup of your application database before you start to deploy Dynamics NAV.
To create a backup of the Dynamics NAV database
Create a backup of the SQL database for the Dynamics NAV application.
For more information, see Create a Full Database Backup (SQL Server).
Copy the backup file to the computer that you will use to provision Dynamics NAV on Azure.