File Server

Handian Sudianto 2,811 Reputation points


We have on-prem AD and Azure AD and in next year we will migrate all from on-prem AD to Azure AD. We also have file server to accommodate user work files on the on-prem, and now i need some information when we migrate full to the Azure AD what Microsoft services can be replaced for our on-prem file server? We already try using SharePoint/one drive but we cannot make security if the folder located in many sub folder. Any suggestion or recommendation?

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An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
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An Azure service that offers file shares in the cloud.
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  1. Marilee Turscak-MSFT 27,481 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @Handian Sudianto ,

    Azure Files would be the best service for your scenario. You can use Azure Files to replace or supplement on-premises file servers and store file shares in the cloud.

    If you want to migrate your on-premises file servers to the cloud, you can use these options:

    Az Copy:
    Storage Explorer:
    Azure File Sync:

    I recommend reviewing the migration guides:

    Migrate to Azure file shares | Microsoft Learn
    Replace or extend Windows file servers with Azure Files

    Let me know if this is what you are looking for and if you have further questions.

    If the information helped you, please accept the answer. This will help us as well as others in the community who may be researching similar information. Otherwise let me know if you have further questions.