3.2.7 Add An Azure Files Storage

Service Message Block (SMB) protocol

SMB 3.1.1 (or SMB3)

Integration with Azure Files Storage is currently accomplished via the Service Message Block (SMB) protocol. Before you begin, you should ensure that this protocol is enabled on your computer.

In order to integrate Azure Files with MetaDefender for Secure Storage please follow these steps:

  1. From the left side menu, navigate to Storage units and from the Network-Attached Storage tab, choose Add Azure Files Storage

  2. Give your storage a name so you can easily identify it later

  3. Enter the Username that has access to the share.

  4. Enter the Password.

  5. Fill in the SharePath field which represents the path to the share.
    Example: \\{storageAccountName}.file.core.windows.net\{fileShareName}

  6. Select the MetaDefender Core server that you wish to use.

  7. Click Add in order to finish the process.