How to lookup the availability zone used for a storage account?

Joost van Doorn 21 Reputation points

I have a LRS storage account, and I am wondering how to lookup the availability zone placement of this resource?

Azure Storage Accounts
Azure Storage Accounts
Globally unique resources that provide access to data management services and serve as the parent namespace for the services.
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  1. SaiKishor-MSFT 16,656 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Joost van Doorn LRS Accounts do not support Availability Zones. If you want AZ Support, you need to migrate to ZRS. Please look for more details here -

    Hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any more questions and we will be glad to assist you further. Thank you!


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  1. JimmySalian-2011 30,066 Reputation points


    Azure Storage accounts can be placed in a specific availability zone to provide higher levels of availability and data durability.

    You can look up the availability zone placement of an Azure Storage account by using Azure CLI or Azure PowerShell.

    First, you'll need to check if the storage account is "zonal" or "regional". "zonal" storage account is associated with an availability zone,"regional" storage account is associated with a region.

    You can use the code to check the placement az storage account show --name &lt;storage_account_name&gt; --resource-group &lt;resource_group_name&gt; --query &#39;zones&#39; or Get-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName <resource_group_name> -Name <storage_account_name> | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Zones`

    Hope this helps. JS

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