Adding an Azure File Storage Object Storage Repository

To back up an Azure File object storage repository, add the repository.

Before You Begin

Tip: In the initial setup, the navigation pane does not display Object storage. To display Object storage, see Displaying the Object Storage Solution in the Navigation Pane.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Object storage.

    The Object storage page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add object storage.

    The Add object storage dialog box appears.

  3. From the Vendor box, select Azure File.
  4. Enter the following information:
    • Object storage name: Enter a name for the repository.
    • Host URL: Enter the Azure File Storage service account URL. For example, you can enter file.core.windows.net.
    • Azure account name: Enter the name of the Azure Storage account.
    • Access key: Enter the Azure Storage account access key.
    • Access node: Select the proxy client computer where the Cloud Apps package is installed.
    • Backup plan: Select the backup plan that you want to use for this object storage repository.
  5. Click Save.

Last modified: 2/8/2021 10:18:50 PM