Guidelines for Teams Access Nodes

Updated

Verify that the access nodes for Teams meet the guidelines. An access node is a virtual machine, a cloud instance, or a physical server that runs backups and other operations.

Note: For high availability (which is recommended for the first full backup), use 2 or more access nodes and extra Azure service accounts.

Environment

Apps

5

10

Data backed up per day

1 TB

2 TB

Guidelines

CPU or vCPU for the access nodes

4 cores

8 cores

RAM for the access nodes

8 GB

16 GB

Access nodes

  • Normal availability: 1

  • High availability: 2 or more

  • Normal availability: 1

  • High availability: 2 or more

Streams per access node

10

20