Create a storage account with file share

Last updated: 7/11/2019

Creates an Azure storage account and file share.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
storageAccountName Specifies the name of the Azure Storage account.
fileShareName Specifies the name of the File Share. File share names must be between 3 and 63 characters in length and use numbers, lower-case letters and dash (-) only.
location Specifies the location in which the Azure Storage resources should be deployed.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-storage-file-share/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-storage-file-share/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface