Viewing Snapshots and Backups

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    Available backups and snapshots are displayed under subnodes of the Backups node in the Home view:

    • The Snapshots subnode shows cloud-native snapshots of all protected Microsoft Azure VMs.

    In the working area, there is an <Appliance name> node. Under this node, you can see all snapshots to which your appliance has access, but for which backup policies were removed.

    For more information on how Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure creates cloud-native snapshots, see the Snapshot Chain section in the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure User Guide.

    • The External Repository subnode shows image-level backups created by backup policies. Here, Veeam Backup & Replication marks decrypted backups with a special icon (Viewing Snapshots and Backups).

    For more information on how Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure creates image-level backups, see the Backup Chain section in the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure User Guide.

    • The External Repository (Encrypted) subnode shows encrypted image-level backups (backups stored in encrypted Azure Blob storage) for which you did not specify the decryption password or specified a wrong password when adding a Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance.

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