Connecting to Azure Files

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Connecting to Azure Files


In CData Sync, you can connect to Azure in several ways. Select your authentication method below, then proceed to the relevant section and follow those instructions.

Azure Access Key

To connect with an Azure access key, set the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme: Select Access Key.

  • Azure Access Key: Enter the access key that is associated with your storage account.

To retrieve your access key:

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal with the credentials for your root account.

  2. Click Storage accounts and select the storage account that you want to use.

  3. Under Settings, click Access keys. Your storage account name and key are displayed on that page.

Complete the remaining steps for establishing your connection.

Azure Shared Access Signature

To connect with an Azure shared access signature, set the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme: Select AzureStorageSAS.

  • Shared Access Signature: Enter the shared access signature that is associated with the storage account.

To create an Azure shared access signature:

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal with the credentials for your root account.

  2. Click Storage accounts and select the storage account you want to use.

  3. Under Settings, click Shared Access Signature.

  4. Set the permissions and a date when the token will expire.

  5. Click Generate SAS and copy the token that is generated.

Complete the remaining steps for establishing your connection.