Azure File Shares Premium support SMB multichannel, a way to improve throughput for applications and services. This video goes over what it is and how it works. It also goes over performance, network, and Azure VM considerations to help make the best of Azure Files premium.Continue reading “SMB Multichannel with Azure File Shares”
In this video, we deploy an Azure Recovery Services Vault to back up an Azure File share. Protecting data is critical. Azure Storage accounts offer data resiliency, but replicating copies of the data inside a data center, region or across regions. Replication provides real-time protection, but there is no way to recover a previous version of the data. This capability is critical with Azure File Shares, especially when storing user data such FSLogix Profiles. Azure Backup provides the ability to restore previous versions using Azure Storage Snapshots to create and manage Azure File recovery points.
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Azure Files SMB Access with Windows AD allows you to access file shares in Azure with NTFS access control. By default, that access won’t extend to an on-prem network over VPN or Express Route. This video shows how to extend access to an Azure Files share with Windows AD to an on-premises network using Private Endpoints.Continue reading “Azure Files SMB Access On-premises with Private Endpoints”
Azure Files allows you to access file shares in Azure, but until recently use was restricted to RBAC permission. Azure Files SMB Access for Azure AD Domain Services is generally available and support for Windows AD is now in public preview. This video goes over how to enable Azure Files for SMB access secured with your on-premises Windows AD Directory Services.Continue reading “Azure Files SMB Access with Windows AD”