How To Create An Azure File Share Using The Azure CLI

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 using Azure CLI 2.0 to create a file share using Azure Cloud Shell, then Nick will show you how to open the file share using a UNC from Windows Server on premise. Nick will step through the process of testing you can reach the Azure file share and then connecting to it.

Prerequisites include: Azure Subscription Azure Storage Account Azure CLI 2.0