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Microsoft Azure Storage Essentials by Chukri Soueidi

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Using Azure Files

In the following sections, we will discuss the ways to create and use file shares; add directories to it; list, upload, and download files to those directories. We will understand how to perform the same operations using Azure PowerShell and then by using the .NET Storage Client Library. We will start with PowerShell, which is preferred by IT administrators since it allows the automation of most of their tasks.

Tip

At the time of writing this book, Azure File is still in preview, so in order to use the service you will need to sign up for it on the Microsoft Azure Preview Portal, by navigating to Preview Features and selecting Azure File for trial. After requesting the feature, you will receive an email confirming the activation ...

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