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How To: Backup a Database Using Devart Service

To backup a database using Devart service:

  1. Select the Devart Service item in the Backup Destination section of the SQL Azure page.
  2. In the Server address field, specify the URL of the Devart Backup service.
  3. In the Storage name field, specify the name of the storage created in the storage account.
  4. In the Access key field, specify the primary or secondary access key that can be obtained in the storage account properties.
  5. In the dropdown list, select the Storage item if you're using the primary access key or the Shared item if you're using the secondary access key.
  6. In the Container field, specify the name of the container created in the storage.
  7. In the File name field, specify the name of the backup file.


To obtain the service address:

  1. Log in to
  2. Navigate to Hosted Services, Storage Accounts & CDN -> Hosted Services.
  3. Select a hosted service.
  4. Copy the value of the DNS name field excluding the 'http://' prefix.

To find out how to create a new hosted service, refer to How To: Create Hosted Service topic.

To obtain the primary/secondary access key:

  1. Log in to
  2. Navigate to Hosted Services, Storage Accounts & CDN -> Storage Accounts tab.
  3. Select a storage drive.
  4. In the Primary/Secondary access key field click the View button. The View Storage Access Keys window opens.
  5. In View Storage Access Keys window, copy the value of the Primary/Secondary access key field.


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