Ensure that your Microsoft Azure App Services applications have a sufficient daily backup retention period configured for scheduled backups, in order to follow security and regulatory requirements. Prior to running this rule by the Cloud Conformity engine, the backup retention period must be configured in the rule settings, on the Cloud Conformity account dashboard. A retention value of 0 will keep backup files indefinitely.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
Having an optimal backup retention period set for your Azure App Services applications will enforce your backup strategy to follow the best practices as specified in the compliance regulations promoted by your organization. Retaining application backups for a longer period of time will allow you to handle more efficiently your app data restoration process.
To determine if your Microsoft Azure App Services applications have a sufficient backup retention period configured, perform the following operations:
Remediation / Resolution
To reconfigure the backup retention period for your Microsoft Azure App Services applications, perform the following operations:
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