This update upgrades the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services agent to version 2.0.9022.0 and provides the following improvements:
- By using the built-in USN technology in Windows to track the changes for files between incremental backups, Azure Backup reduces backup times by as much as 50 percent.
- The required cache space will be 5 percent instead of 15 percent for any new volumes that are protected through this agent.
- The maximum number of backup copies that can be stored on Azure is increased from 366 to 9,999.
Download CenterThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Note The latest version of the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services agent is 2.0.9022.0.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have Azure Backup agent installed.
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Replacement informationThis update replaces the previously released update 3090067.
Article ID: 3109750 - Last Review: 10 Dec 2015 - Revision: 1