When using Azure Blob storage to back up and restore data, you must add and configure the Azure Blob account using the BAR Setup portlet.
For optimal performance, configure 4 Blob containers per media server with 6 storage units each.
- Under DSC Servers, select your DSC server.
- Under Categories, select Backup Solutions.
- From the Solutions list, click Azure Blob Storage.
- Click next to Accounts.
From the Azure Blob Storage Details
screen, configure the following:
Option Description Storage Account Storage account name from Azure Account Key Account Key from Azure Blob Type Cool or Hot. Default: Cool Specialized Endpoint Leave blank.This field is only for National Clouds, which have sovereign endpoints. If you are in one of these national clouds, set the specialized endpoint entry as shown (the leading '.' is required). Azure API Endpoint Region Entry Azure US Government .blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net Azure Germany .blob.core.cloudapi.de Azure China .blob.core.chinacloudapi.cn
For additional sovereign endpoints, check the Blob storage documentation for your national cloud.
Blob Container Container name from Azure. The first 3 characters must be unique for each container. Prefix Alphanumeric, followed by / to be used as a folder Storage Units Maximum number of files you can write. Maximum of 3 numbers, range between 1-999
- Click Apply.