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Veeam V10 Direct Restore Multiple VMs Into Azure- Part 2 PowerShell

Restoring Multiple VMs to Azure: Part 2 PowerShell Hopefully you have read Part 1 of my Azure Multiple VM restores though Veeam GUI.
This is a continuation of that post where i share how to achieve the same process but using only PowerShell.

I built this script off a base script on this Blog post from a Colleague. Michael Cade is a Global Technologist for Veeam Software. Here is a Link to Michael's  Blog &Here is the Original Post.

Prerequisites are the same as Part 1 so please follow the same.

To execute the Script, you need to Add VeeamPSSnapin & connect to the backup server holding the required backups.
Add -Server “Name of your Veeam Backup Server” mine in this case was “veeam”
Next we need to set the required Variables, like the Backups we want to use, the restore point, the Azure account & subscription, the network , storage & VM size we will use during the restore.
I’ve made Duplicate lines of Variables for each backup point that I will call during th…

Veeam V10 Direct Restore Multiple VMs Into Azure- Part 1 GUI

Restoring Multiple VMs to Azure:  Part 1
Use Cases: 
Migration: The most obvious use would be for migration, moving your Veeam VM backup (AHV, VMware Hyper-V) or your Physical Server backups (Windows or Linux) off your aging infrastructure to a hyper-scaler like Azure. When considering purchasing new hardware for your data centre the discussion on whether to go cloud is always an interesting one. Azure will provide you with a rental type infrastructure ensuring uptime on the underlying hardware. This is in its definition Infrastructure as A Service IaaS.
Dev Ops: Customers that are not ready to move production into Azure IaaS can still consider using Azure as a Development platform, this makes a lot of financial sense. Rent Infrastructure for the limited time period that the company will be testing or developing on application workloads, only pay as you use. Why purchase or keep hardware around just to run development on copies of production for the development life cycle, rather rent the …