How To Set Up Azure File Sync With PowerShell

File Sync is a service in Microsoft Azure that allows a user to automatically sync files in a specified folder on an on-prem Windows Server. To set up Azure File Sync, unfortunately, requires quite a few steps but by combining all of these steps together with a well-crafted PowerShell script, we can automate this entire process!

In this video, we’ll cover everything from creating the required Azure file share, installing the File Sync agent, creating the required storage sync service, registering the server, creating the sync group, cloud endpoint and server endpoint. That’s a lot of steps but by the end of this video, you’ll learn how to do all of that with a single PowerShell script.

Prerequisites include: An Azure subscription A Windows Server 2016 machine