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Azure Storage is a Microsoft-managed service providing cloud storage that is highly available, secure, durable, scalable, and redundant.

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Access Azure Storage blob using a different port

Is it possible to access an Azure Port using a different port? I can access it over 443, but we need to be able to access it on 8767
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Unable to move files to archive storage in Azure Storage Account

I'm struggling to move some files/folders from the cool tier in a container into archive storage. I've a load of machine backups that I want to get migrated over. I've got the files in a container ...
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Auto expiry of user access in Azure ADLS Gen2

I have data to be stored in ADLS Gen2 which could be requested for by other users in my organisation. After approval, users will have access which should expire after a certain duration (e.g. 2 weeks)....
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Authentication Failed for get file using file service REST API Azure

I am trying to get a file using the shared key. I already get a list of files and directories by the shared key, but when I request to receive a specific file, I encounter this problem. Code to ...
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Redirect apex domain HTTPS requests without manually provisioning a certificate

I'm trying to host a static website on Azure storage with a custom domain and HTTPS. I have created a storage account, uploaded my files, and enabled static site hosting. The site works nicely from ...
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Limiting access to an Azure Storage account

I have a Storage account (ARM) which I need to access from a Cloud Service (Classic). The cloud service is deployed to a Virtual Network (Classic). I don’t want the storage account to be publicly ...
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Microsoft Azure configure Block Blob limit

Is there a way to configure the max Block Blob limit in Azure? MSFT documentation says that max blocks in a blob is 50k: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/storageservices/understanding-block-...
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How much IOPS is recomended for large file read and write

How to select amount of IOPS required for processing large file (hundreds of GB) in Azure Hybrid Disk? I am using Azure blob storage for storing compressed (zstd) disk image backup (1TB disk size, ...
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Set Azure FileShare Size - ARM Template

I'm looking for a way to set the quota size (ex, 100gb) for the file share I am deploying using Azure ARM Templates. As of now when I deploy it defaults to 5TB which is not ideal. Ideally I would just ...
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Successfully mounted azure storage account on Mac but after that unable to go to that directory

I have successfully mounted an Azure account with the help of command mount_smbfs -d 0777 -f 0777 //[storagename]@[storagename].file.core.windows.net/[sharedname] [Mount point in Mac filesystem] ...
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Log Security Events for Azure VMs

I’m trying to enable security logs for auditing in Azure. I’ve looked at security in the data sources from windows machines, but that says the intelligence pack isn’t installed. I think they may be ...
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Automate sending logs to storage account Azure

Hi Does anyone know a way to automate sending logs to a storage account, I can send the data to log analytics workspace, but also need to have a policy set that keeps logs for 200 days in a storage ...
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How to change the access tier for all files within an Azure storage account

How can I change the access tier to "archive" for all files within an Azure Storage account?
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Storage account access for 3rd party Azure

we are trying to set up a storage account where a third party company can come and programmatically collect updated files, we upload a new file, then the company gets an email notification but we are ...
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Mounting an Azure file share using Cloudstor on a local Docker container

I'm developing a docker image that requires access to shared data in a Azure file share. I want to test this locally before deploying to Azure and I'm not using swarms. I'm using the Azure CloudStor ...
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Azure Storage in Commvault

I'm busy investigating the Azure storage options for Commvault, and I noticed the article specifying that you need to configure Azure storage as Hot even though it's configured in Commvault as Archive....
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Can't get search query to work for Azure blob metadata fields

I have a blob container in a storage account where each blob is an image. I've added "w" and "h" metadata fields to each blob containing the width and height of the image. I've followed the ...
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Azure Storage Files read only access - what permissions should I give?

I'm trying to give my team mate an access to backups kept on Azure Storage Files. I gave him a Reader for a Resource Group and a Storage File Data SMB Share Reader for File Share resource. He's ...
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When does AzureFileSync delete its snapshots?

AzureFileSync agent (later called AFS) makes two initial snapshots of StorageAccount/Files. They are tagged with Initiator = AzureFileSync. Is AFS going to delete its snapshots? When? Does AFS need ...
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Restrict Azure storage account access to allow only my App Services, blocking remote access

I would like to block remote access, allowing only the App Services in the same subscription to access my storage in production. I tried using Virtual Network and Access control (IAM) but without ...
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Options for storing files from a Azure App Service

I am trying to deploy an existing .Net application into Azure App Service. The website needs to store and retrieve files. When reading the docs for Azure Files I was under the impression that this was ...
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Map role in Azure Files to Logic App system managed identity

I have an Azure logic app that needs to delete directories in Azure Files. The connector doesn't support deleting directories, so I am using the REST api. To do this, I need to authenticate the ...
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Does Azure Backup use GPv1 or GPv2 or Blob Storage account?

I'm guessing Azure Backup uses Blob Storage account rather than General Purpose v1 accounts (GPv1) or General Purpose v2 accounts (GPv2) and I'm looking for a confirmation of this in the Azure ...
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How change large dataset between access tiers in Azure Blob Storage

I have an ML dataset that consists of 2.7M images, ~1TB. For ML experiments, I uploaded these as blobs in an Azure storage account under "hot" access (which I thought would be appropriate for ML ...
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Repoint website in Azure App Service to Azure static site storage container blob with no downtime

I have a production website in an App Service with 4 custom domains bound to it and two SSLs. I have a newly developed static website that is deployed to a storage container static site $web blob. ...
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Create Azure Storage Account with Powershell Fails

I'm trying to create a storage account but I get the following error: "New-AzStorageAccount : The resource type 'checkNameAvailability' could not be found in the namespace 'Microsoft.Storage' for ...
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What is the fastest way to backup an Azure SQL Server Database?

I have a medium sized database that is running within Azure. It is about 30GB. I used the Azure console to do an export to an Azure storage account- that seems to be the way to do it. However, it has ...
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Typical Geo Replication Lag for Azure GRS

Microsoft Azure geo-redundant storage (GRS) is not instantaneous, so they expose a "last sync time" value to help users/admins understand the lag in geographic replication. Unfortunately the docs do ...
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Is Azure Temporary Storage tied to different VM types always local & SSD based?

I did not find an authoritative statement in Azure documentation that Azure Temporary Storage tied to different VM types is always SSD based. On this page, only certain VM types are explicitly shown ...
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cURL and Azure BLOB with SAS - HTTP header that's mandatory for this request is not specified

I've reviewed the information at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/storageservices/put-blob https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/storageservices/service-sas-examples As far as I can ...
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Need to upgrade Azure VM Standard HDD to SSD?

I've got an email from Azure : "Adjust your disk throughput or upgrade to premium disk storage. You’re receiving this email because you’re running infrastructure as a service virtual machine (VM) ...
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Azure Storage / Table - Read Lock

I've been using Azure table storage for a while. I created a new storage account and an app configured to write log data to a table via Serilog. Today, I tried to reach the table from the Azure ...
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Encrypting existing blobs in classic Azure Storage account

We have a few classic storage accounts in Azure with a number of files in blob storage that are not encrypted as they were uploaded before encryption was on by default for all uploads. Per https://...
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Is it possible to download a file using a Powershell DSC resource from Azure File storage account?

I have a file in an Azure File storage. I would like to download it using a DSC resource (xRemoteFile, for example). The Azure File storage gives me an HTTPS url to that file, but it is not directly ...
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Azure - Connecting to Blob storage from app service through vnet

I've set up a VNET with a point-to-site GW and two other subnets. VNET StorageSubnet (with service endpoint to storage) GWSubnet (with service endpoint to storage) noStorage I've connected my web ...
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Nginx proxy to Azure storage

I am trying to setup an nginx reverse proxy for Azure blob storage. I'm using the nginx:1.13.9-alpine image, and I have a simple proxy_pass configured like this: location /container { proxy_pass ...
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Are the smaller Azure premium storage disks slower than standard disks of the same size?

I wanted to give a boost to one of my Azure virtual machines that is being used as a build server for processing thousands of small files in bursts. So I decided to add a small 32 GiB premium storage (...
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How to add versioning support to Azure File Storage

I have a client using Azure file storage (v1) to host some binary files (images, pdfs, etc) for a web app. I'd like to add versioning support in case files get deleted or overwritten, kind of like AWS ...
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Move Large Azure Storage Container To Another Account

I have a large blob container in one Azure Storage Account in one Directory (abc.com) that I would like to move to another Storage Account in a completely different Directory (efg.com). Is the only ...
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Can I add extra disk storage for a Azure Web App?

I am researching if the Azure platform is suited for my web app. I successfully created the Web App. The Web App in question is a Service App consisting of an WebAPI, Web Site and a DB. As for the ...
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Azure VM has four 1 TB data disks, but Windows Server recognizes only two 500 GB disk

What could explain the following scenario? VM of size "Standard D2 v2" (ARM deployment) Four 1023 GiB data disks of type Standard_LRS Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter guest OS Disk Management shows ...