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StableBit CloudDrive
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Microsoft Azure Storage

(Build 870)

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Service link: https://azure.microsoft.com

Pricing: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/storage/blobs

StableBit CloudDrive uses Blob Storage to store cloud drive data in Microsoft Azure.

Please provide any payment information to the storage provider, we do not charge you anything extra for storage when you use StableBit CloudDrive.

Connect

To connect to Microsoft Azure Storage:

  • Open https://portal.azure.com.

  • Sign in with your Microsoft account, or create a new one.

  • Click New.

  • Select Storage > and Storage account - blob, file, table, queue.

  • (optional) If you don't already have a Microsoft Azure subscription, you will be asked at this point to sign up.

  • You will be asked to enter some information about your new storage account.

    If you're not sure what to enter here, at a minimum you will need to enter a Name and a Resource group name, while leaving the other options at their defaults.

    However, it is highly recommended to read the Microsoft documentation on these settings, as they can affect the cost, reliability, and accessibility of your data.

  • Once you're done, click Create.

    It may take a few minutes to deploy your storage account.

  • After your new storage account is deployed, you will need to get its access key.

    Click on Resource groups.

  • Click on the resource group that you've just created.

  • Click on the new storage account.

  • Click on Access keys.

  • Copy the storage account name and the secret key.

    You can use any one of the keys provided.

  • Click Connect... in StableBit CloudDrive.

  • Enter the previously copied information from the Microsoft Azure portal and click Save.