As mentioned in the Azure File storage versus Azure Blob storage section, Azure File services act much like typical network files shares. To demonstrate Azure File services, we will first create a file share. After this, we will create a directory, upload a file, and list the files in a directory.
Azure File storage is a preview feature for Microsoft Azure at the time of writing this book. It might need to be enabled on your Microsoft Azure subscription before you can use it. Visit https://account.windowsazure.com/PreviewFeatures to add the Azure File storage service and any other preview features you wish to test to your subscription.
To complete Azure File storage tasks, we will use the following steps: