How to run this project
If you don't have an Azure subscription, create a free account before you begin.
Create a storage account using the Azure portal
First, create a new general-purpose storage account to use for this tutorial.
- Go to the Azure portal and log in using your Azure account.
- On the Hub menu, select New > Storage > Storage account - blob, file, table, queue.
- Enter a name for your storage account. The name must be between 3 and 24 characters in length and may contain numbers and lowercase letters only. It must also be unique.
Deployment modelto Resource manager.
Account kindto General purpose.
Replicationto Locally Redundant storage (LRS).
Storage service encryptionto Disabled.
Secure transfer requiredto Disabled.
- Select your subscription.
resource group, create a new one and give it a unique name.
- Select the
Locationto use for your storage account.
- Check Pin to dashboard and click Create to create your storage account.
After your storage account is created, it is pinned to the dashboard. Click on it to open it. Under SETTINGS, click Access keys. Select a key and copy the key1 to the clipboard, then paste it into Notepad for later use.
Set credentials in environment variables
setx AZURE_STORAGE_ACCOUNT "<youracountname>"
setx AZURE_STORAGE_ACCESS_KEY "<youraccountkey>"
At this point, you can run this application. It creates its own file to upload and download, and then cleans up after itself by deleting everything at the end.
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