Updating Azure Backup agents

This article describes how you can use the Azure portal to identify servers with older versions of Azure Backup agent that rely on the soon-to-be-retired ACS authentication mechanisms to connect with Azure, and further update them. The article has two sections that would help you achieve the following tasks: Identify servers with earlier versions of…


The backup could not be started because of an unexpected error in virtual disk service (0x80070057) (0x086C6)

This article describes the symptoms, cause and resolution for an issue that occurs on MARS Agent installations within Azure Virtual Machines. Symptoms Scheduled or adhoc backups on the MARS Agent installed in Azure Virtual Machines fail with the following error: The backup could not be started because of an unexpected error in the virtual disk…