One-Time Restore to Azure

Cove Data Protection (Cove)'s One-Time Restore feature allows you to restore data to Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine as configured in Azure Recovery Locations on an on-demand basis.


  • An Azure Recovery Location
  • Devices must be using Backup Manager version 17.4 or newer
  • At minimum, you must have Reader role access to the subscription containing the Recovery Location VM
  • An Application Administrator account for MS Azure or an account which has been granted permission to consent for apps
  • A Cove Data Protection (Cove) SuperUser or Manager account
  • The device to be restored must have .NET Framework 4.0


  • Available for Windows devices only
  • Files and Folders and System State data sources must be included in the backup
  • One-time restore is not available for devices where the ‘Virtual disaster recovery’ feature is disabled in an assigned Product
  • 32-bit architecture is not supported
  • Device should be In Agent Partner Tree
  • Software-only devices are not supported
  • Devices with operating system disks larger than 4TB in size cannot be restored

What is restored?

The following data sources are supported and restored to the Azure recovery location given that they are selected for backup in the Product, or data source selection:

  • Files and Folders
  • System State
  • MS SQL
  • Exchange
  • SharePoint

What's inside: