Ensure that Backup and Restore feature is enabled and configured to create automated (scheduled) backups for your Microsoft Azure App Services applications.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
To protect your Azure App Services web applications against accidental deletion and/or corruption, you can configure application backups to create restorable copies of your app content, its configuration files, and the database connected to your application. Once the Backup and Restore feature is enabled and configured, your applications are backed up according to a precise schedule defined within the backup policy. Then you can restore your applications with their linked databases on-demand to a previous state, or create a new application based on one of the app's backups. You can also configure your application backups to be retained up to an indefinite amount of time.
Note: Application backups require the Azure App Services plan to be in the Standard tier or Premium tier.
To determine if your Azure App Services applications are configured for automated backups, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To enable and configure automated backups for your Microsoft Azure App Services applications, perform the following actions:
- Azure Official Documentation
- App Service
- Back up your app in Azure
- Back up an app using CLI
- Restore an app in Azure
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