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Mar 22, 2022
Backup4all 9.x
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Backup4all supports backing up to Azure remote server. This is a practical backup destination because the backed up data can be easily accessed from any other computer with an Internet connection. Select the Azure option from the Where do you want to save your backup? section to be able to configure the backup to Azure.


Use configuration
You can select an already defined Azure configuration given that you added one in the File->Options->Online connections->Azure window. All the fields will be filled with the information from the configuration file. If no configuration was previously defined, you will have to enter the configuration settings. Check the Lock checkbox to make this configuration uneditable and responsive to changes made to the defined configuration file. If you leave it unchecked, then this configuration will be considered to be custom.

Account name
In this field you have to enter the Azure account name.

Type the key for your Azure account
If the key is Shared Access Signature, you need to also select that option.

In this field you can type the Azure container name where the backup files will be uploaded.

Enter a folder name where the backup files will be stored on the Azure server. If the folder does not exist, a new one is created with that name. If that field is left blank, Backup4all will automatically create a folder using the name of the backup job and place the backup files in there.
By pressing the Test button you can check to see if the settings you have entered are correct. If the test was successful, The Azure connection was tested successfully message will be displayed.

Save configuration - pressing this button will save the online configuration so you can use it again for other backup jobs. To view/edit the saved configurations, go to File->Options->Online connections.