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How to connect your Azure Blob Storage
Learn how to connect your Azure Blob Storage to Weap.io
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 accountsuntil 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-backupsfor 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.
Standardperformance is more than enough but if you want, feel free to choose
Redundancywe selected GRS, but again, fell free to change it if you have different requirements.
As the final step, click the button
Review + createand proceed with the creation of the new storage.
After creating the storage, click the button
Go to resource.
On the resource page, click
Containerson the left sidebar and then click
+ Containerto 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 keyson the left sidebar.
Now you can see the access keys for your new storage. Copy the
Storage account nameand the first
Open your Weap.io dashboard and go to the
Storagessettings. Click the
Add storagebutton, select the
Azure Blob Storageprovider 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-containerfor this example