Adding an Azure Blob Object Storage Repository for Subscription Based Backups with non Azure VMs as Access Nodes

To back up an Azure Blob object storage repository, add the repository.

Before You Begin

You need the subscriptionID, the applicationID, and the tenantID of the client of the application.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Object storage.

    The Object storage page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add object storage.

    The Add object storage dialog box appears.

  3. From the Vendor box, select Azure Blob.
  4. Enter the following information:
    • Object storage name: Enter a name for the repository.
    • Host URL: Enter the Azure Blob Storage service account URL, management.azure.com.
    • Azure account name: Enter the name of the Azure Blob Storage account, subscriptionID|-|ApplicationID|-|TenantID.
    • Access key: Enter the client secret generated for the application.
    • Access node: Select a VM.
    • Backup plan: Select the backup plan that you want to use for this object storage repository.
  5. Click Save.

Last modified: 3/13/2020 5:18:20 PM