This article explains how to set up a Diplomat transaction with Microsoft Azure cloud storage as a source or destination.
A tutorial on Microsoft Azure file storage, including how to set up a storage account and define a share, can be found at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/storage-create-storage-account.
- An Microsoft Azure Storage account.
- At least one share defined in the File Service section of the account.
- A Microsoft Azure account access key.
2. Download Microsoft Azure Access Key
- Log on to your Microsoft Azure account.
- On the Dashboard, click the storage account resource for which you want to download an access key.
- Under 'Settings' in the left-hand navigation panel click 'Access Keys'.
- Click the 'Click to Copy' icon.
- You will need to paste this key into the 'Key' field in the Diplomat transaction in the next step.
3. Set Up Diplomat Transaction
- Open the Diplomat MFT Client.
- Under Transactions in the top menu bar, select either Create Inbound or Create Outbound to create a new transaction.
- Choose 'Microsoft Azure' as the transport type.
- Choose the storage type to be used,
- Fill the 'Account' field with the name of your Microsoft Azure Storage account.
- Fill the 'Key' field with the account's access key.
- Fill the 'Share/Container' field with the name of the share to be used.
- The 'Directory' field is optional. When used, it refers to a sub-directory of the share.
- Click the 'Test' button to see the current contents of your share or sub-directory.