4. Performing Additional TasksΒΆ

Normally, you only need to create and run a VM with Acronis Cyber Infrastructure on Azure to be able to store backups in the Azure cloud. Logging in to Acronis Cyber Infrastructure itself is not required.

If, however, you need to perform some additional tasks that require you to log in to Acronis Cyber Infrastructure, you can access your Azure VM using the domain name and user credentials specified during VM deployment. You will also need to open a port to the VM.


Acronis Cyber Infrastructure always shows Microsoft Azure disks (even premium SSDs) as HDD, because Hyper-V does not provide information on the disk type.

The tasks related to Backup Gateway that you can perform in Acronis Cyber Infrastructure are described in the more general Backup Gateway Quick Start Guide: