Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Security Features in Azure Backup

Now everyone is concern on the security if that is hosted in a different place then you should check this first if you enable the backup.

This is a new feature introduced for Azure backup and recovery and help to stop unattended backup deletion.

The following versions will support this Security features:

  • 1. MAB agent – use minimum agent version 2.0.9052
  • Azure backup server – use minimum MAB agent version 2.0.9052 with Azure Backup Server upgrade 1
  • DPM – use minimum MAB agent version 2.0.9052 with DPM 2012 R2 UR12 or DPM 2016 UR2

To enable this feature first go into the Azure tenant which you have Azure backup enabled.

Then search for the “Recovery Services vaults” and Select Properties under Settings.

Under Security settings select Update.


Then Click Yes to enable the two factor. Click enable after that.

Note : Once you enable this, you can revert that back. 


Then If you want to delete or recover your data from the backup then again you have to come here and generate the Security PIN as mentioned below.


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