Query on Azure Storage

Glenn Maxwell 6,546 Reputation points
2022-06-22T04:36:29.707+00:00

Hi All

I am new to Azure Storage and i have a storage account in azure.

Under Containers tab-i can see 3 containers
Under File shaers tab- i can see 10 shares.

i have a requirement to upload a backup of a server which is 8TB to this storage account. i need this backup for one year.
i want to upload this backup to this storage account.
Do i need to create container or File share and upload the backup data. I want to put retention for this backup to one year. and i dont want to touch other containers or file shares. The retention should be only on this backup data.
Its 8TB will storage explorer help me upload 8TB. experts guide me

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  1. risolis 5,926 Reputation points
    2022-06-22T08:11:39.993+00:00

    Hello @Glenn Maxwell

    Thank you for your post.

    Let me gather you the following info as shown below:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/lifecycle-management-overview

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/lifecycle-management-policy-configure?tabs=azure-portal

    Looking forward to your feedback,

    Best Regards,

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