Integrate Azure Files with Service Connector

This page shows the supported authentication types and client types of Azure Files using Service Connector. You might still be able to connect to Azure Files in other programming languages without using Service Connector. This page also shows default environment variable names and values (or Spring Boot configuration) you get when you create the service connection. You can learn more about Service Connector environment variable naming convention.

Supported compute service

  • Azure App Service
  • Azure Container Apps
  • Azure Spring Apps

Supported authentication types and client types

Supported authentication and clients for App Service, Container Apps and Azure Spring Apps:

Client Type System-assigned managed identity User-assigned managed identity Secret / connection string Service principal
.NET yes icon
Java yes icon
Java - Spring Boot yes icon
Node.js yes icon
Python yes icon
PHP yes icon
Ruby yes icon
None yes icon

Default environment variable names or application properties

Use the connection details below to connect compute services to Azure Files. For each example below, replace the placeholder texts <account-name>, <account-key>, <storage-account-name> and <storage-account-key> with your own account name, account key, storage account name, and storage account key.

Azure App Service secret / connection string

Default environment variable name Description Example value
AZURE_STORAGEFILE_CONNECTIONSTRING File storage connection string DefaultEndpointsProtocol=https;AccountName=<account-name>;AccountKey=<account-key>;

Azure Spring Cloud secret / connection string

Application properties Description Example value File storage account name <storage-account-name> File storage account key <storage-account-key> File storage endpoint https://<storage-account-name>

Next steps

Follow the tutorials listed below to learn more about Service Connector.