The following table lists limitations that are imposed right after an object storage repository is put into maintenance mode.
Data transfer / Synchronization
Move to capacity tier
Copy to performance tier
Export as .vbk
Removal of backups from configuration
Synchronization is skipped for backup chains located in object storage repositories. Obsolete restore points will only be removed from a backup chain of your extents.
Removal of object storage repositories
Removal of backups or VMs created with the Per-VM method
Removal of a VM from a single storage
Synchronization is skipped for backup chains located in object storage repositories. A virtual machine will only be removed from a backup chain of your extents.
Modifications of object storage repositories settings
Modifications of capacity tier settings
Scale-out backup repository rescan
Synchronization is skipped for object storage repositories.
Removal of a scale-out backup repository from the configuration database
Evacuation of storage or indexes from on-premise extents