Microsoft Azure Blob

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QuantaStor's Cloud Containers feature enables one to setup a NAS Gateway to Microsoft Azure Blob.

Overview Configuration Steps

  • Login to your Micorost Azure account: https://portal.azure.com
  • Navigate to "Storage accounts" to create a storage account.

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  • Create Access keys for the storage account.

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For more information refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-quickstart-create-account?tabs=portal#regenerate-storage-access-keys

Add provider credentials to "Microsoft Azure Blob" within QuantaStor

Select the Microsoft Azure Blob provider in the Quantastor UI to enter the credentials. Add the access key and secret key.

Create/Add Cloud Container(s)

Now navigate to the Cloud Containers section and then Import or Create a new Cloud Container using the Microsoft Azure credentials you entered before. Note that after you create a new container you will find a Network Share listed in the main Storage Management -> Network Shares section which represents the container and makes it accessible via NFS and SMB.