Backing Up SQL Databases on an Azure Cloud

You can run a full backup operation to back up SQL databases on an Azure cloud.

Note: During the SQL backup operation for Azure databases, an export to blob storage operation is performed. This export process on the blob storage has a bacpac file size limitation of 200 GB.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, click Client Computers > client > SQL Server > instance.
  2. Right-click the Azure SQL database subclient that you want to back up, and then click Backup.

    The Backup Options for Subclient dialog box appears.

  3. In the Select Backup Type pane, select Full.
  4. In the Job Initiation section, choose whether to run the backup job immediately or on a schedule.
  5. Click OK.

If you run the backup job immediately, you can monitor the progress of the backup job in the Job Controller window. For more information, see Job Controller.

After the backup job is complete, you can view the backup job history. For more information, see Job History.

What to Do Next

You can perform any of the following restore operations:

Last modified: 3/13/2020 8:47:50 PM