Connecting your Azure Blob Storage account to Weap.io is simple and quick.
Open your Azure portal and on the sidebar hover your mouse over
Storage accounts until a small modal appears. On the modal click
Now it's time to configure the new storage. Create a new resource group with an intuitive name (we named it
weap-backups for this example).
Next, you must type a unique
Storage account name. This must be unique across all existent Azure storage names.
The next thing is to select a region. For this example, we selected
Germany West Central.
Standard performance is more than enough but if you want, feel free to choose
Redundancy we selected GRS, but again, fell free to change it if you have different requirements.
As the final step, click the button
Review + create and proceed with the creation of the new storage.
After creating the storage, click the button
Go to resource.
On the resource page, click
Containers on the left sidebar and then click
+ Container to create a new container.
A new sidebar on the right will appear. Give a name to your container and click
Create. Remember this name because you will need it later.
On the resource page click
Access keys on the left sidebar.
Now you can see the access keys for your new storage. Copy the
Storage account name and the first
Open your Weap.io dashboard and go to the
Storages settings. Click the
Add storage button, select the
Azure Blob Storage provider and fill the form with the follwoing details:
Friendly name: a name to easily recognize your storage account later in the Weap.io dashboard
Azure account: the name of your Azure Storage account you choosed at step 1. For this example we used
Azure Access Key: the key you generated at step 3
Azure Blob Container: the container you generated at step 2. We used
my-backups-container for this example