Get early access to large disks support of Azure Backup & more
Azure Backup’s 1TB limitation at last is over! Now you can backup VMs with disk sizes up to 4TB(4095GB), both managed and unmanaged. Also has improvements on backup and recovery performance that you can find here.
Starting today login to the Portal, go to your Recovery Services vault and you will a notification saying “Support for >1TB disk VMs and improvements to backup and restore speed ->”
Click the notification and the “Upgrade to new VM Backup stack” will open. Here click “Upgrade” to complete the upgrade.
You can also upgrade all the Recovery Services vaults of a subscription using Azure PowerShell
1. Select the subscription:
Get-AzureRmSubscription –SubscriptionName "SubscriptionName" | Select-AzureRmSubscription
2. Register this subscription for the upgrade:
Register-AzureRmProviderFeature -FeatureName "InstantBackupandRecovery" –ProviderNamespace Microsoft.RecoveryServices
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