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How to restore a backup from Azure

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Aug 04, 2023
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Azure can be used in Backup4all both as backup destination and backup source. In this article we will explain how to restore a backup from Azure.

What is Azure

Microsoft Azure, often referred to as Azure, is a cloud computing platform run by Microsoft, which offers access, management, and development of applications and services through global data centers.
In order to restore a backup job from Azure, you first need to load the backup job in Backup4all.

How to restore a backup from Azure

If the backup job is not present in Backup4all, you need to load it first:
  1. Open File->Open from, then select Azure storage.
    Open Backup From Azure
  2. Configure the Azure account and press Show. Select the .bkc (backup catalog) file for missing backup job and click Open to load it into Backup4all
    Show .bkc files in Azure bucket
  3. Select the backup job in Backup4all. Press Restore (F7) toolbar buttton to open Restore Wizard.
    Restore Azure backup
  4. Select the location to restore the files to. Original location is selected by default.
    • Choose to restore all files and press Finish
      Select folder where to restore Azure backup

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