Can't create standard blob storage account

Mahadev, Rakesh [HAEA] 60 Reputation points
2024-03-20T03:20:58.3233333+00:00

Hello All,

I'm not getting the option to create standard blob storage account. Instead I have the option to create standard general purpose v2 and premium block blob, files and page blob storage accounts.

Is there any way to create standard blob storage account?

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  1. TP 74,881 Reputation points
    2024-03-20T03:47:24.91+00:00

    Hi Rakesh,

    You can't create legacy blob storage account via the portal, but you can create it via PowerShell using Cloud Shell. Below is sample code (resource group needs to exist before running):

    New-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName myresourcegroup -Name myblobstorageaccount -Location westus -SkuName Standard_LRS -Kind BlobStorage -AccessTier Hot
    

    Create a storage account

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-account-create?tabs=azure-powershell

    Please click Accept Answer and upvote if the above was helpful.

    Thanks.

    -TP

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