General availability: NFSv4.1 support on Azure Files
Published date: 16 November, 2021
Announcing the general availability of Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 on premium tier for both locally-redundant storage and zone-redundant storage. Now you can deploy these fully POSIX compliant, distributed NFS file shares in your production environments for a wide variety of Linux and container based workloads. Some example workloads include: highly available SAP application layer, enterprise messaging, user home directories, custom line-of-business applications, database backups, database replication and devops pipelines.
NFS 4.1 is available in all regions where the premium tier of Azure Files exists. For a region list, see the Azure service availability page. For pricing, please see Azure Files premium tier pricing on the Azure files pricing page. You can get started using NFS by following these simple step-by-step instructions.