Plan for Azure backups
Updated: June 9, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager
You can back up protected DPM data to Azure using Azure Backup for short and long-term storage.
- Read about deployment requirements.
You can use Azure Backup to retain DPM protected data for up to 99 years. In Azure Backup each backup is stored as a recovery point. The maximum amount of recovery points is 120 for daily synchronization, but you can create a less granular backup policy. For example:
|Synchronize every x weeks||Maximum retention algorithm||Maximum retention (days)|
|1||120 x7 x 1||840|
|2||120 x 7 x 2||1680|
|3||120 x 7 x 3||2520|
|4||120 x 7 x 4||3360|