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  1. When there is a problem with the backup target file, skip and backup other files. Also, please implement a detailed log that can be confirme

    Normally, files locked by other applications are skipped, backups are taken, and skipped files are written in the log.
    However, other than the above cases (such as file corruption), the backup job stuck and an Issue occurred that the backup did not end. (In this case it was Active for over a week)
    If backup does not progress due to file check etc. for a certain period of time, please skip the backup of the corresponding file, and please implement "detailed log" is kept as to "which file" and "reason".
    Also, since skipped files can currently only be checked on…

    51 votes
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    0 comments  ·  MARS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Even with encrypted VM, VM can be restored by "Replace Disk".

    Currently, encrypted VMs are not eligible for "Replace Disk" as described in the following public information.

    Title: Restore Azure VMs
    Address: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-azure-arm-restore-vms
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    Replace existing is supported for unmanaged managed VMs. It is not supported for unmanaged disks, generalized VMs, or for VMs created using custom images.
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    From the security point of view as well, it is possible that the number of encrypted VMs will increase in the future, so there is a need for an easier recovery method.

    Currently, encrypted VMs can only be restored from "disk restores". We should also implement VM restoration with "disk replacement" of…

    25 votes
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    0 comments  ·  IaaS VM  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Changing the managed disk name at the time of restore

    Please add the capability of changing the managed disk name.
    Fixed name makes it difficult to manage.

    40 votes
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    0 comments  ·  IaaS VM  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. [Azure Backup] Want to specify Backup Schedule Policy of Azure VM Backup at "local time" using Azure PowerShell

    At present, backup schedule of backup policy using Azure PowerShell, we need to specify the "time", "time zone" in UTC.

    Therefore, please add the function to be able to specify the "local time" (UTC + N) using Azure PowerShell.

    29 votes
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    0 comments  ·  IaaS VM  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. "MARS Agent backup time reduction performance"

    MARS Agent backup time is delayed There are many problems. Many of the causes are processing time before data transfer. I think This can be a take snapshot, checksum process, and queue time. If the performance before data transfer improves, I think that one of the problems of delay in backup time will be solved.

    36 votes
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    0 comments  ·  MARS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Restore VMware vm to alternate location

    Please provide the capability to choose the vSwitch or DVS in VMware when restoring a VMware VM to an alternate location.
    We cannot restore VMware VMs to an alternate location when using vCenter only communication with DPM. The VMware restore fails to create the VM in an alternate VMware cluster and VMware returns an error indicating the creation of the DVS fails as the DVS is different in the alternate VMware cluster.

    26 votes
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    1 comment  ·  SCDPM  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Email notification bor successfull backup of files

    please add an option to receive alerts by mail when backup succeed. For all kinds of backups.

    67 votes
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    3 comments  ·  PaaS Backup  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Functions for checking the progress status ( ** % etc.) of Azure Backup from Azure Portal

    We can check from Azure Portal whether Azure Backup is completed.
    However, we cannot see how far it is going at this time.

    Our customers want us to implement visualization of the percentage currently being achieved by Azure Portal.

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Add restore point overview to file share backups in RSV

    When looking at a VM backup in a Recovery Services Vault there is an overview of the available restore points (see attached screenshot). I would like to have the same overview when looking at a file share backup in the RSV.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Azure Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 307 votes
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    planned  ·  12 comments  ·  Retention and Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Restore managed disk VMs without Storage Account for staging

    Currently, we should specify the Storage Account for staging purpose to restore the VMs with managed disk.
    But the advantage of the managed disk is that we don't have to inform and control storage account permissions for the end users. The required RBAC permission for this operation is Storage Account Contributor which means the restore operator can perform anything for the storage account.
    This prevents the customer from being free from Storage Account management.

    22 votes
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    0 comments  ·  IaaS VM  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Want an easy method for migrate OST to PST?

    Hi, Please share any easy method for migrate OST to PST format. I'm unable to convert my OST files to PST files and fed up of manual method?

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  13. Change Resource Group for restorePointCollections

    "Microsoft.Compute/restorePointCollections are store in a special ressource group named : AzureBackup_<Region>_<number>.

    The good idea could be to be able to configure an other RG for each Recovery Service Vault to store restorePointCollections.

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Log occurrence of queue waiting time in the log.

    If the start time of backup processing and the time set in the schedule deviate due to the queue waiting time, it is possible to determine that "information on the activity log" or "job event" please record as.

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    Depending on the system, an error may occur if there is a difference between the set time and the actual processing start time. If possible, I would like to improve the situation in which the start time of the backup process and the time set in the schedule deviate by the queue waiting time, but I have recognized that it is…

    19 votes
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  15. pst to mbox

    In today’s era, there are multiple email clients available which provide user to work with on any email client. So, the user may try the best tool i.e. Outlook Converter to export/convert Outlook PST file to PDF, MSG, EML, MBOX, NSF and etc. file format. It is the most suitable solution for users by which they can instantly access their Outlook mail to multiple file formats. this is very well developed tool which can efficiently convert all yours emails from pst to mbox without any loss of original data. Let’s use the PST to MBOX Converter software for export as…

    3 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Azure Stack  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Migrate NSF to PST

    To migrate the data of Lotus Notes file to PST file format you can try NSF to PST Converter application that has multiple features. The single tool is equipped with multiple features. You can save your data into PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, vCal, vCard, MBOX, HTML and CSV along with entire items of NSF file like email, contact, inbox, sent item, delete item, draft, calendar, notes, contact, task, attachment, outbox (to, cc, bcc, subject, date and time). This utility easily works with all the version of Lotus Notes 9.0.1, 9.0, 8.5, 8.0.2, 7.0, 6.5 and 6.0 safely. It gives a…

    3 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    4 votes
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  18. Forecast on Selected Items To Backup in the Schedule Backup Wizard

    Hi Azure Microsoft Team

    Highly appreciate if you can calculate or forecast the amount of storage size on the selected items to backup in the Schedule Backup Wizard Interface so that we can determine the file size storage are being backup rather than after the backup job success.

    It will be another awesome feature to be added.

    Thank you

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  MARS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. How to migrate pst to mbox

    Download This brilliant PST to MBOX Converter to extract Outlook PST to MBOX format along with their data items. It easily converts PST to MBOX format and allows users to import PST file to Thunderbird or any other MBOX based email clients such as Mac Mail, Eudora, Entourage, Opera Mail, and many more. It provides the complete conversion from Outlook PST to MBOX format along with their data items such as Outlook emails, contacts, calendars, notes, tasks, and much more. this tool is so amazing with great users interface and GUI.

    Download link:- emailsoftwares com/pst-to-mbox-converter

    3 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Azure Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Show expiry time of file share backups in portal and PowerShell

    When creating a file share backup in the portal (see attached screenshot) or via PowerShell (with the cmdlet Backup-AzRecoveryServicesBackupItem and the parameter -ExpiryDateTimeUTC) a retention date is set. I would like to be able to view this date in the portal and with the PowerShell cmdlet Get-AzRecoveryServicesBackupRecoveryPoint.

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