How to find hot or cool files

Roberto Quintela 1 Reputation point


Is there some way or script to search in your blob container which files are hot or cool to change the to archive?

I have thousand of folders and files and to make this work manually is a nightmare


Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage
An Azure service that stores unstructured data in the cloud as blobs.
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  1. Sumarigo-MSFT 40,806 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Roberto Quintela Welcome to Microsoft Q&A, Thank you for posting your query!

    This cmdlets provides details of the container:

    Get-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName "" -Name ""  
    $ctx = New-AzStorageContext -StorageAccountName "" -StorageAccountKey rvm0vmuj58uO62WOsK  
    Get-AzStorageContainer -Context $ctx  
    $ContainerName = "test"  
    Get-AzStorageBlob -Container $ContainerName -context $ctx  

    The following PowerShell script can be used to change the blob tier of an archive blob. The $rgName variable must be initialized with your resource group name. The $accountName variable must be initialized with your storage account name. The $containerName variable must be initialized with your container name. The $blobName variable must be initialized with your blob name.

    #Initialize the following with your resource group, storage account, container, and blob names  
    $rgName = ""  
    $accountName = ""  
    $containerName = ""  
    # If required $blobName = ""  
    #Select the storage account and get the context  
    $storageAccount =Get-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName $rgName -Name $accountName  
    $ctx = $storageAccount.Context  
    #Select the blob from a container  
    $blob = Get-AzStorageBlob -Container $containerName -Context $ctx  
    #Change the blob’s access tier to Hot using Standard priority rehydrate  
    $blob.ICloudBlob.SetStandardBlobTier("cool", "Standard")  


    Hope this helps!

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