When creating a domain controller on a vm in Azure you need to create an additional disk with caching disabled (0) to store NTDS data. The caching feature can cause NTDS corruption. (oh also put sysvol here as well). If you haven’t done this you can move these with NTDSutil.
Ok so here is a quick fire guide to configuring azure backup and backing up some example data!
Select RECOVERY SERVICES > BACKUP VAULT
OK so I was awake early this morning, I checked my twitter feed and saw the following URL posted:
Eager as anything to see this cloud DR service in action I went to sign up:
I Logged onto the Windows Azure Dashboard