Extend File Server to Cloud
This solution includes the resources to extend your file server to the cloud in an efficient, scalable and powerful way using the Azure Files and Azure File Sync. Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol (also known as Common Internet File System or CIFS).
Azure File shares can be mounted concurrently by cloud or on-premises deployments of Windows, Linux, and macOS. Additionally, Azure File shares can be cached on Windows Servers with Azure File Sync (preview) for fast access near where the data is being used.
Solution Characteristics and Business Benefits
Solution Reference Architecture
Solutions Component Details
This solution consists of the following Azure resources:
Solutions Implementation Steps and references
- Create Resource Group
- Plan Azure File Sync deployment
- Deploy Azure File Sync
- Configure Azure File share Backup
5. Configure Azure File share Backup
Solution Reference Sizing
This solution has the following cost factors:
- Currently Azure File Sync is free for one Sync Server (Details)
Indicative configuration and pricing summary:
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