Learn how to install the Azure CLI on Windows and deploy a new Azure resource group and storage account from the command line. Then explore proceed to create a storage account from the Azure portal command shell.
- [Instructor] Deploying storage accounts…from the Azure portal is easily done.…You can do most of what you need to do from the portal.…However, for continuous deployment or DevOps,…any of those kinds of automation processes,…you're probably going to use command line,…whether it's the Azure command line or PowerShow or similar.…So let's go to a brand new Windows 10 installation…and go and install the Azure command line,…which in fact, is cross-platform.…So in this case, you will have a Windows machine…and we can navigate to the documentation page…for the Azure CLI, command line interface.…
And you can see, in this document…they do discuss installation on Mac,…on Linux, and even with Docker.…In my case, I'll use the Windows installer,…click on the NSI link.…So I click on save and once downloaded, run the NSI.…If you accept the license agreement,…click the box and click install,…accept the UAC prompt, and once completed, click finish.…
So now we have a command line interface installed…that's cross-platform.…And so the commands we'll use now…
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Azure Storage is an important part of the Microsoft Azure developer toolkit. In this course, Anton Delsink provides a high-level overview of what Azure Storage is, as well as a brief look at the options available to developers: table, file, queue, and blob-based storage. Anton starts the course with a tour of the Azure portal and an explanation of how to create both a general-purpose storage account and a Blob storage account. Next, he covers important security and deployment topics that apply across all storage options. To wrap up, he briefly goes over each storage area. For a more in-depth exploration of each storage area—files, tables, blobs, and queues—check out additional courses in the Azure Storage for Developers series.
- Creating general-purpose and Blob storage accounts
- Shared key authentication
- Using shared access signatures (SAS)
- Granting privileges with stored access policies
- Encrypting data at rest
- Deploying Azure storage accounts from the command line
- Deploying Azure storage accounts using PowerShell
- Storage types, including blobs, tables, queues, and files