How To Create An Azure File Share In The Azure Portal

You are asked to build a file server, it will be used to store users files, you’ve got a cost, it’s looking expensive. One of your alternatives is using Azure, did you know that you can provision file shares in minutes and securely access them using SMB v3.0 There are lots of ways to create Azure File Shares. In this snip, Nick will cover how to create a File Share via the Azure portal, using your storage account you can select the Files service. In the files service you are able to create shares and upload and download files stored from within your storage account. Then Nick will show you how to open the file share using a UNC from Windows Server on premise.

Prerequisites include: Azure Subscription Azure Storage Account Azure CLI 2.0