Microsoft.Storage storageAccounts 2015-06-15

Bicep resource definition

The storageAccounts resource type can be deployed to: Resource groups.

To learn about resource group deployments, see Bicep.

For a list of changed properties in each API version, see change log.

Resource format

To create a Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts resource, add the following Bicep to your template.

resource symbolicname 'Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts@2015-06-15' = {
  name: 'string'
  location: 'string'
  tags: {
    tagName1: 'tagValue1'
    tagName2: 'tagValue2'
  }
  properties: {
    accountType: 'string'
  }
}

Property values

storageAccounts

Name Description Value
name The resource name string (required)

Character limit: 3-24

Valid characters:
Lowercase letters and numbers.

Resource name must be unique across Azure.
location The location of the resource. This will be one of the supported and registered Azure Geo Regions (e.g. West US, East US, Southeast Asia, etc.). The geo region of a resource cannot be changed once it is created, but if an identical geo region is specified on update, the request will succeed. string (required)
tags A list of key value pairs that describe the resource. These tags can be used for viewing and grouping this resource (across resource groups). A maximum of 15 tags can be provided for a resource. Each tag must have a key with a length no greater than 128 characters and a value with a length no greater than 256 characters. Dictionary of tag names and values. See Tags in templates
properties The parameters used to create the storage account. StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

Name Description Value
accountType The sku name. Required for account creation; optional for update. Note that in older versions, sku name was called accountType. 'Premium_LRS'
'Standard_GRS'
'Standard_LRS'
'Standard_RAGRS'
'Standard_ZRS' (required)

Quickstart templates

The following quickstart templates deploy this resource type.

Template Description
Connect to a storage account from a VM via private endpoint

Deploy to Azure
This sample shows how to use connect a virtual network to access a blob storage account via private endpoint.
Connect to an Azure File Share via a Private Endpoint

Deploy to Azure
This sample shows how to use configure a virtual network and private DNS zone to access an Azure File Share via a private endpoint.
Create a Standard Storage Account

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Standard Storage Account
Create a Storage Account with SSE

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Storage Account with Storage Service Encryption for Data at Rest
Storage account with Advanced Threat Protection.

Deploy to Azure
This template allows you to deploy an Azure Storage account with Advanced Threat Protection enabled.
Create Storage Account and Blob Container

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure Storage account and a blob container. Template originally authored by John Downs.
Storage Account with SSE and blob deletion retention policy

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Storage Account with Storage Service Encryption and a blob deletion retention policy
Azure Storage Account Encryption with customer-managed key

Deploy to Azure
This template deploys a Storage Account with a customer-managed key for encryption that's generated and placed inside a Key Vault.
Create a storage account with file share

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and file share.
Create a storage account with multiple Blob containers

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and multiple blob containers.
Create a storage account with multiple file shares

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and multiple file shares.
Create Storage Account with SFTP enabled

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure Storage account and a blob container that can be accessed using SFTP protocol. Access can be password or public-key based.
Deploys a static website

Deploy to Azure
Deploys a static website with a backing storage account

ARM template resource definition

The storageAccounts resource type can be deployed to: Resource groups.

To learn about resource group deployments, see ARM template.

For a list of changed properties in each API version, see change log.

Resource format

To create a Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts resource, add the following JSON to your template.

{
  "type": "Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts",
  "apiVersion": "2015-06-15",
  "name": "string",
  "location": "string",
  "tags": {
    "tagName1": "tagValue1",
    "tagName2": "tagValue2"
  },
  "properties": {
    "accountType": "string"
  }
}

Property values

storageAccounts

Name Description Value
type The resource type 'Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts'
apiVersion The resource api version '2015-06-15'
name The resource name string (required)

Character limit: 3-24

Valid characters:
Lowercase letters and numbers.

Resource name must be unique across Azure.
location The location of the resource. This will be one of the supported and registered Azure Geo Regions (e.g. West US, East US, Southeast Asia, etc.). The geo region of a resource cannot be changed once it is created, but if an identical geo region is specified on update, the request will succeed. string (required)
tags A list of key value pairs that describe the resource. These tags can be used for viewing and grouping this resource (across resource groups). A maximum of 15 tags can be provided for a resource. Each tag must have a key with a length no greater than 128 characters and a value with a length no greater than 256 characters. Dictionary of tag names and values. See Tags in templates
properties The parameters used to create the storage account. StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

Name Description Value
accountType The sku name. Required for account creation; optional for update. Note that in older versions, sku name was called accountType. 'Premium_LRS'
'Standard_GRS'
'Standard_LRS'
'Standard_RAGRS'
'Standard_ZRS' (required)

Quickstart templates

The following quickstart templates deploy this resource type.

Template Description
Connect to a storage account from a VM via private endpoint

Deploy to Azure
This sample shows how to use connect a virtual network to access a blob storage account via private endpoint.
Connect to an Azure File Share via a Private Endpoint

Deploy to Azure
This sample shows how to use configure a virtual network and private DNS zone to access an Azure File Share via a private endpoint.
Create a Standard Storage Account

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Standard Storage Account
Create a Storage Account with SSE

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Storage Account with Storage Service Encryption for Data at Rest
Storage account with Advanced Threat Protection.

Deploy to Azure
This template allows you to deploy an Azure Storage account with Advanced Threat Protection enabled.
Create Storage Account and Blob Container

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure Storage account and a blob container. Template originally authored by John Downs.
Storage Account with SSE and blob deletion retention policy

Deploy to Azure
This template creates a Storage Account with Storage Service Encryption and a blob deletion retention policy
Azure Storage Account Encryption with customer-managed key

Deploy to Azure
This template deploys a Storage Account with a customer-managed key for encryption that's generated and placed inside a Key Vault.
Create a storage account with file share

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and file share.
Create a storage account with multiple Blob containers

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and multiple blob containers.
Create a storage account with multiple file shares

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure storage account and multiple file shares.
Create Storage Account with SFTP enabled

Deploy to Azure
Creates an Azure Storage account and a blob container that can be accessed using SFTP protocol. Access can be password or public-key based.
Deploys a static website

Deploy to Azure
Deploys a static website with a backing storage account

Terraform (AzAPI provider) resource definition

The storageAccounts resource type can be deployed to: Resource groups.

For a list of changed properties in each API version, see change log.

Resource format

To create a Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts resource, add the following Terraform to your template.

resource "azapi_resource" "symbolicname" {
  type = "Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts@2015-06-15"
  name = "string"
  location = "string"
  parent_id = "string"
  tags = {
    tagName1 = "tagValue1"
    tagName2 = "tagValue2"
  }
  body = jsonencode({
    properties = {
      accountType = "string"
    }
  })
}

Property values

storageAccounts

Name Description Value
type The resource type "Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts@2015-06-15"
name The resource name string (required)

Character limit: 3-24

Valid characters:
Lowercase letters and numbers.

Resource name must be unique across Azure.
location The location of the resource. This will be one of the supported and registered Azure Geo Regions (e.g. West US, East US, Southeast Asia, etc.). The geo region of a resource cannot be changed once it is created, but if an identical geo region is specified on update, the request will succeed. string (required)
parent_id To deploy to a resource group, use the ID of that resource group. string (required)
tags A list of key value pairs that describe the resource. These tags can be used for viewing and grouping this resource (across resource groups). A maximum of 15 tags can be provided for a resource. Each tag must have a key with a length no greater than 128 characters and a value with a length no greater than 256 characters. Dictionary of tag names and values.
properties The parameters used to create the storage account. StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

StorageAccountPropertiesCreateParametersOrStorageAccountProperties

Name Description Value
accountType The sku name. Required for account creation; optional for update. Note that in older versions, sku name was called accountType. "Premium_LRS"
"Standard_GRS"
"Standard_LRS"
"Standard_RAGRS"
"Standard_ZRS" (required)