Restoring to Microsoft Azure
You can restore Linux machines from Veeam Agent backups to Microsoft Azure. Backups must be created at the entire machine level or volume level.
If you restore a Veeam Agent machine to Microsoft Azure, consider the following:
- If you recover a EFI-based system to Microsoft Azure, Veeam Agent will restore a BIOS-based Generation 1 VM.
- Veeam Backup & Replication offers experimental support for generation 2 VMs within restore to Microsoft Azure feature. To learn more, see the Generation 2 VM Support section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
- If the disk you want to restore contains an LVM volume group, Veeam Agent will restore the original disk and the LVM volume group as 2 separate disks. As a result, required storage space will increase. For example, you restore a machine with 2 disks, and a separate LVM volume group is configured on each of these disks. In this case, Veeam Agent will restore 4 disks. The restored disks will consume storage space equal to the size of 2 original disks and 2 LVM volume groups from these disks.
The procedure of restore to Microsoft Azure from a Veeam Agent backup practically is similar to the same restore procedure from a VM backup. To learn more, see the Restore to Microsoft Azure section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.