File Storage

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Getting Started

  1. 11/3/2015, Video, 0:26:50
    Learn about Azure Files Storage, including the new SMB 3.0-based capabilities that are now available at GA. This video includes a review of Files Storage scenarios and an...
  2. 9/30/2017, Video, 0:24:51
    Azure Disks and Files provide persistent block storage volumes and shared storage over SMB respectively for your virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. In this session, come...
  3. 6/20/2016, Tool
    Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer (Preview) is a standalone app from Microsoft that allows you to easily work with Azure Storage data on Windows, OSX and Linux.



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File Storage Documentation

1. Quickstarts
     1.1. Create file shares - Portal
     1.2. Create file shares - PowerShell
     1.3. Create file shares - CLI
     1.4. Create file shares - Storage Explorer
2. Tutorials
     2.1. Extend Windows file servers with Azure File Sync
3. Concepts
     3.1. About Azure Files
     3.2. About Azure File Sync
     3.3. About cloud tiering
     3.4. About storage accounts
     3.5. Redundancy
          3.5.1. Azure storage replication
          3.5.2. Locally-redundant storage
          3.5.3. Zone-redundant storage
          3.5.4. Geo-redundant storage
     3.6. Azure file share snapshots
     3.7. Scalability and performance targets
     3.8. Security
          3.8.1. Azure Storage security
          3.8.2. Encryption for data at rest
          3.8.3. Azure AD authentication over SMB
          3.8.4. Compliance offerings
     3.9. Development
          3.9.1. Manage concurrency
          3.9.2. Shared key authentication
          3.9.3. Shared access signatures (SAS)
     3.10. Metrics
          3.10.1. Diagnostics
          3.10.2. Storage Analytics
          3.10.3. Metrics in Azure Monitor
     3.11. Disaster recovery
     3.12. Limits
     3.13. FAQ
4. How-to guides
     4.1. Create
          4.1.1. Create a file share
     4.2. Deploy
          4.2.1. Deploy Azure Files
          4.2.2. Deploy Azure File Sync
          4.2.3. Configure File Sync proxy and firewall settings
     4.3. Mount
          4.3.1. Use Azure Files with Windows
          4.3.2. Use Azure Files with Linux
          4.3.3. Use Azure Files with macOS
     4.4. Manage
          4.4.1. Register a server with Azure File Sync
          4.4.2. Add an Azure File Sync Server endpoint
          4.4.3. Manage storage in Azure independent clouds
     4.5. Monitor
          4.5.1. Metrics and logging
               4.5.1.1. Migrate to new metrics
               4.5.1.2. Enable and view metrics (classic)
     4.6. Migrate
          4.6.1. Move data to and from Azure Storage
          4.6.2. AzCopy on Windows
          4.6.3. AzCopy on Linux
     4.7. Develop
          4.7.1. Configure connection strings
          4.7.2. .NET
          4.7.3. Java
          4.7.4. C++
          4.7.5. Python
     4.8. Secure
          4.8.1. Configure firewalls and virtual networks
          4.8.2. Require secure transfer
          4.8.3. Enable Azure AD authentication over SMB
          4.8.4. Enable secure TLS for Azure Storage client
     4.9. Troubleshoot
          4.9.1. Troubleshoot Azure Files on Windows
          4.9.2. Troubleshoot Azure Files on Linux
          4.9.3. Troubleshoot Azure File Sync
5. Reference
     5.1. PowerShell
     5.2. Azure CLI
     5.3. .NET
          5.3.1. Blobs, Queues, Tables, and Files
          5.3.2. Data movement
          5.3.3. Resource Manager
     5.4. Java
          5.4.1. Blobs, Queues, Tables, and Files
     5.5. Node.js
     5.6. Ruby
     5.7. PHP
     5.8. Python
     5.9. C++
     5.10. iOS
     5.11. Android
     5.12. REST
          5.12.1. Blobs, Queues, Tables, and Files
          5.12.2. Resource provider
          5.12.3. Import/Export
     5.13. Resource Manager template
     5.14. Samples
6. Resources
     6.1. Azure Roadmap
     6.2. Azure File Sync release notes
     6.3. Azure Storage client tools
     6.4. Stack Overflow
     6.5. Forum
     6.6. Pricing
     6.7. Pricing calculator
     6.8. Videos
     6.9. Azure Storage Explorer
          6.9.1. Storage Explorer
          6.9.2. Storage Explorer release notes
          6.9.3. Troubleshoot Storage Explorer
          6.9.4. Storage Explorer accessibility
     6.10. NuGet packages
          6.10.1. Azure Storage Client Library for .NET
          6.10.2. Azure Storage Data Movement Library
          6.10.3. Azure Configuration Manager
     6.11. Source code
          6.11.1. .NET
               6.11.1.1. Blob, queue, table, and file
               6.11.1.2. Data movement
               6.11.1.3. Resource provider
          6.11.2. Java
          6.11.3. C++
          6.11.4. Python

Online Training Content

Date Title
11/16/2017 Understanding and Using Azure Storage
11/16/2017 Planning and Designing Microsoft Azure Storage Solutions
2/16/2016 Data Storage and Processing in the Cloud Demystified

Tools

Tool Description
PowerShell to Setup Azure File Share This article is about creating Azure File Share using PowerShell.
Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer (Preview) is a standalone app from Microsoft that allows you to easily work with Azure Storage data on Windows, OSX and Linux.

Videos

Date Title Length
9/30/2017
Azure Managed Disks and Files: Great additions to your storage IT toolkit on Azure
0:24:51
5/10/2017
Demystifying Cloud Data Services for an App Developer
0:33:50
4/24/2017
Cloud Tech 10 - 24th April 2017
0:07:02
12/28/2016
Work with File Shares in Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer
0:05:06
12/28/2016
Work with File Shares in Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer
0:05:06
9/29/2016
Optimize IaaS VM Storage using Azure Disks and Files
1:09:23
11/3/2015
Azure File Storage with Linux
0:05:34
11/3/2015
Azure File Storage with Windows
0:05:01
11/3/2015
Azure Files Storage: SMB file system for Windows and Linux
0:26:50
9/29/2015
Azure Files Storage: a frictionless cloud SMB file system for Windows and Linux
0:26:49

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