Installing Office 365 - Azure File share

Roggiec77 1 Reputation point


We used to install O365 via CLI on a file share. Now that file share has moved to Azure and i am tasked with trying to find out how to install O365 from Azure. It seems as you cannot 'net use'? do i have to mount Azure file share? im a bit lost to where i actually need to begin. Any guidance is appreciated.

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Azure Files
An Azure service that offers file shares in the cloud.
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  1. Dillon Silzer 56,361 Reputation points


    Please see the following documentation for mounting SMB:

    Using an Azure file share with Windows

    To use an Azure file share with Windows, you must either mount it, which means assigning it a drive letter or mount point path, or access it via its UNC path.

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  2. Sumarigo-MSFT 45,406 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Roggiec77 Welcome to Microsoft Q&A Forum, Thank you for posting your query here

    The file share must be mounted to facilitate the installation of O365. You can utilize the CLI and direct it to the mounted file share. I'm unclear about the distinction between net use and mount.

    Both serve the purpose of accessing the file share, with net use applicable in the Windows context and mount in the Linux context. Once the file share is successfully mounted on the Windows machine, it becomes accessible as a standard drive for O365 installation.

    Please let us know if you have any further queries. I’m happy to assist you further.     

    Please do not forget to "Accept the answer” and “up-vote” wherever the information provided helps you, this can be beneficial to other community members.

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