Documentation for the Azure Backup service

Use Azure Backup to protect the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL server, SharePoint server, and more. Learn how to back up and restore your data with our quickstarts, tutorials and samples.

5-Minute Quickstarts

Learn how to back up an Azure virtual machine in Azure.

Step-by-step Tutorials

Learn to back up and recover virtual machines within Azure or from Windows Server.

  1. Backup multiple Azure VMs
  2. Restore a disk and create a recovered VM
  3. Restore files to a Virtual Machine in Azure
  4. Back up a Windows Server to Azure
  5. Recover files from Azure to a Windows Server


Use the following samples to protect your data in Azure.