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  1. Remove domain dependency for MABS

    We have clients that have or are transitioning to the cloud fully, and may have one or two remaining on-prem servers and don't have a domain controller set up. MABS is the seemingly the only way we can back up a Hyper-V workstation or SQL database to an Azure vault, but MABS requires domain services on its host server as part of the pre-install checks. Even though MABS can backup up resources that are in workgroup mode, this domain dependency prevents us from using the tool and apparently isn't strictly required anyway. Would like to see this removed from MABS…

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  2. MABS v3 does not see HDD which was added after installation do you have an idea to update the protection

    MABS v3 does not see HDD which was added after installation do you have an idea to update the protection

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  3. Backup Azure Files

    Please add direct support of the backup of Azure Files or Storage Accounts so we can leverage the better retention, search and restore abilities the product can offer.

    My scenario - I am backing up company data by using Azure File Sync to push our files to a storage account. Then I have a VM in Azure with File Sync on it to copy the files from the storage account so I can back up the data with MABS. I'm doing this because I need the ability to search for files and have the ability to retain 10 years of…

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  6. Azure Backup automatic retry on temporary backup failure

    I could not find any Microsoft documentation for the following scenario:

    Scheduled backup job fails (let's say because the VM being backed up was shutdown). As per my understanding MABS should retry to backup without waiting for the next scheduled time.

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    Need a document that says MABS retries to backup when a backup job fails. Also, need to know the time it takes to retry again and how many retries before it gives up.

    This kind of information should be there in documentation and I would be happy if it can be made available soon. If it's already there…

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  7. I want SQL backup compression added to MABS

    I want SQL backup compression added to MABS so that a restore of a database is quicker.

    Details:
    Built into the SQL application for years has been the ability to backup with compression (attached). MABS does not have this. Restoring the files to an alternate location takes 2x to 5x longer when uncompressed. We are currently not using MABS against these database files for this reason.

    More details:
    When creating a protection group in MABS, under "Select data protection method", we select both "I want short-term prtection using: Disk" and "I want online protection". There is no option to compress…

    61 votes
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  8. Support for Oracle SQL

    Support for Oracle SQL

    6 votes
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  9. better management of backups in the dashboard

    When looking through the dashboard of protected items I should be able to right click on the item and see the history of jobs. Currently I need look at multiple areas.

    I would also be able to configure thresholds to indicate if it is an issue or it is green. I'm struggling to understand the health of my backups rather than if a current job has failed.

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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Enable the migration of Inactive Replicas to different modern backup storage volumes.

    Currently to move an inactive replica to a different MBS volume, the replica has to be added back into a protection group. This causes a consistency check, which is undesirable.

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  12. Restore VMware VMs, backuped with Azure Backup Server, in Azure

    Currently it's possible to backup VMware VMs to Azure for off-site or long term copy. It would be great if these backups could be restored in Azure as IaaS virtual machines (if the on-premises data center crashes for example).

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  13. MABS Features Improvements

    I have seens there are some primary features missing which should be exists in MABS application. What i can suggest to improve features like
    1. Show clear picture of data usage
    2. More granular UI for Protection Group Storage Usage

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  14. Exclude temp disk in Azure Backup Server

    If running the Azure Backup Server to protect IaaS VMs, there should be an option to globally exclude the temp drives on those VMs. Otherwise the process of excluding that disk is a very manual task for every protected server.

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  15. How to know exactly how much is the cost of one of the server in a vault with more than one server?

    How to know exactly how much is the cost of one of the server in a vault with more than one server?

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  16. Add possibility to disable quiescing for VMWare VM

    By default, MABS tries to create a quiesced snapshot before backup a VMware VM. If quescing the VM fails (for whatever reasion), the backup fails. I want the possibilty to disable the creation of a quiesced snapshot and just create a crash-consistent backup instead of an application-aware backup.

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  18. Backing up Multiple Azure Subscription Resources with Single ABS

    We need to backup workloads running on different Azure subscriptions. As of now ABS supports only one valut registration. What is the workaround to overcome the issue where we need to backup our workloads from different Azure subscriptions.

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  19. SQL 2017 Support

    Add support for Azure Backup Server for SQL 2017.

    Currently the latest supported release is SQL 2016 SP1

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  20. Azure Backup Server should have RBAC at application level.

    As of now there is no RBAC at Application level, whomsoever has access to Azure backup server gets access to azure backup server application as well by default.

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