Configure Blob Storage with Private Access

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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

In this IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on Demand Systems, you will create an Azure storage account with a private container, and then configure a web app to use that container for storage. NOTE: ...

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Overview

Introduction

The Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the beginner level. This guided lab teaches students how to create private blob storage in Azure. The tasks are completed using the Azure Portal and Azure's Cloud Shell using Bash. This lab will help students develop the ability to allocate storage capacity in the cloud. This is important for Data Analysts. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to use the Azure Portal to create a storage account and a blob container. You will also upload a file to the blob storage. You may want to set up a "test.txt" file to use as your test file. Bash is used within the Azure Cloud Shell to generate a shared access signature. This lab is allotted 30 minutes to complete. Although the Guided option in Learn on Demand labs provides objectives and hints, you will need to have a basic understanding of how to use the Azure Portal. You may want to review the basics about Azure and the az storage container generate-sas command before beginning. The Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab will provide the information needed to complete the tasks, but you may want to challenge yourself to complete the tasks without using the hints.

Skill/Activity Breakdown

The Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab requires students to create a storage account and a blob container for the storage account. This helps develop the ability to allocate storage capacity effectively. This skill is important for Data Analysts. Once the storage account and blob container are created, the student will use Bash in the Azure Cloud Shell to generate a shared access signature.

The Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab is a good choice for students desiring to gain basic experience with an Azure cloud environment. This is a short lab that is appropriate for beginners who have some experience with networking and the cloud environment.

By completing the Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab, the student will learn how to create a storage account and blob container using Azure Portal and how to generate a shared access signature using Bash within the Azure Cloud Shell. Learning these skills will help students develop skills in allocating storage capacity. This is important for many work roles within information technology and cybersecurity.

Conclusion

The Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab is presented by Cybrary and was created by Learn On Demand. This lab develops skills in effectively allocating storage. This lab would be beneficial for students in most of the career paths offered by Cybrary. It would be particularly helpful for those pursuing the Network Engineer and System Administrator career paths. Completing the lab means the students can use the Azure Portal to create a storage account and blob container and use the Azure Cloud Shell to generate a shared access signature.

Click on the Configure Blob Storage with Private Access Guided Lab to learn how to create blob storage with private access in Azure.