What would happen to my data after switching from GRS to LRS?

DZ 21 Reputation points
2022-01-24T05:08:00.047+00:00

I recently changed my storage account settings from GRS to LRS.

I'm wondering after I made the switched, what had happened to my data that was replicated and stored in the second location?

Did it data get deleted automatically from the second location or is it still setting there ?

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  1. Sumarigo-MSFT 43,396 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-01-24T10:24:12.8+00:00

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

    The data in the secondary region gets deleted.

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    Switch between types of replication

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

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  1. DZ 21 Reputation points
    2022-01-24T17:34:01.697+00:00

    Thank you, sir. That was really helpful.

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