Creating a http link to an Azure File Share in a Web App hosted in a Docker Linux Container

Stuart Daly 1 Reputation point
2021-03-05T22:49:34.593+00:00

I have a Core 5 app hosted in a Linux Container, azure file storage mounted and I want to present the files as links that can be opened (https://mysite.com/share/1234.pdf)

Is there the concept of virtual directories that I can add over where the mount is so that I can can just use a http link or mount this folder within the sites structure so that the files are accessible?

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  1. Sumarigo-MSFT 45,406 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-03-08T17:33:09.177+00:00

    @Stuart Daly Welcome to Microsoft Q&A, Thank you for posting your query!

    Firstly, apologies for the delay in responding here and any inconvenience this issue may have caused.

    Yes, you can configure Azure Files to allow access to files via REST (HTTP/HTTPS) using SAS keys. Get File (REST API) - Azure Storage | Microsoft Learn

    For web browsers they may run into a conditional headers issue and the workaround is here:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-troubleshoot-windows-file-connection-problems#error-conditionheadersnotsupported-from-a-web-application-using-azure-files-from-browser

    Hope this helps!

    Kindly let us know if the above helps or you need further assistance on this issue.

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