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Storage Account with SSE and blob deletion retention policy

Last updated: 17/07/2021

This template creates a Storage Account with Storage Service Encryption and a blob deletion retention policy

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Parameter Name Description
storageAccountName Storage account name
location Storage account location
storageSku Storage account sku
storageKind Storage account kind
storageTier Storage account access tier, Hot for frequently accessed data or Cool for infreqently accessed data
deleteRetentionPolicy Amount of days the soft deleted data is stored and available for recovery
blobEncryptionEnabled Enable blob encryption at rest

Use the template


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
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
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface