Adding a Cosmos DB Cassandra API Instance Using an Existing Azure Account

You can add a Cosmos DB Cassandra API instance using an existing Azure account.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click Add Instance, and then click Cloud database service.

    The Add Cloud DB instance page appears.

  3. From the Select vendor list, select Microsoft Azure.

  4. From the Database service list, select Cosmos DB.

  5. From the Region list, select a region where cassandra account is available.

  6. From the API list, select CASSANDRA API.

  7. In the Instance box, enter a name for the instance.

  8. In the Table group box, enter a name for the default table group.

  9. From the Cloud account list, select the Azure account that you want to use for the instance.

  10. If the cloud account that you selected uses access nodes that include only the Virtual Serverpackage, then in the Access node list, select access nodes that have both the Virtual Server and Cloud Apps packages installed.

  11. From the Plan list, select the server plan to use for the instance.

  12. To filter the content that is backed up, for Backup content, click Edit, and then select or clear the databases or containers.

  13. Click Add.

What to Do Next

A table group is created for the instance. You can create more table groups to meet different backup requirements.