New-​Azure​Storage​Account

Creates a new storage account in an Azure subscription.

Syntax

New-AzureStorageAccount
   [-StorageAccountName] <String>
   -AffinityGroup <String>
   [-Description <String>]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   [-Label <String>]
   [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
   [-Type <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
New-AzureStorageAccount
   [-StorageAccountName] <String>
   [-Description <String>]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   [-Label <String>]
   -Location <String>
   [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
   [-Type <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The New-AzureStorageAccount cmdlet creates an account that provides access to Azure storage services. A storage account is a globally unique resource within the storage system. The account is the parent namespace for the Blob, Queue, and Table services.

Examples

Example 1: Create a storage account for a specified affinity group

PS C:\> New-AzureStorageAccount -StorageAccountName "azure01" -Label "AzureOne" -AffinityGroup "prodapps"

This command creates a storage account for a specified affinity group.

Example 2: Create a storage account in a specified location

PS C:\> New-AzureStorageAccount -StorageAccountName "azure02" -Label "AzureTwo" -Location "North Central US"

This command creates a storage account in a specified location.

Required Parameters

-AffinityGroup

Specifies the name of an existing affinity group in the current subscription. You can specify either the Location or AffinityGroup parameter, but not both.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Location

Specifies the Azure data center location where the storage account is created. You can include either the Location or AffinityGroup parameter, but not both.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-StorageAccountName

Specifies a name for the storage account. The storage account name must be unique to Azure and must be between 3 and 24 characters in length and use lowercase letters and numbers only.

Type:String
Aliases:ServiceName
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Description

Specifies a description for the storage account. The description may be up to 1024 characters in length.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InformationAction

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event.

The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • Continue
  • Ignore
  • Inquire
  • SilentlyContinue
  • Stop
  • Suspend
Type:ActionPreference
Aliases:infa
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InformationVariable

Specifies an information variable.

Type:String
Aliases:iv
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Label

Specifies a label for the storage account. The label may be up to 100 characters in length.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Profile

Specifies the Azure profile from which this cmdlet reads. If you do not specify a profile, this cmdlet reads from the local default profile.

Type:AzureSMProfile
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Type

Specifies the type of the storage account. Valid values are:

  • Standard_LRS
  • Standard_ZRS
  • Standard_GRS
  • Standard_RAGRS
  • Premium_LRS

If this parameter is not specified, the default value is Standard_GRS.

Standard_ZRS or Premium_LRS accounts cannot be changed to other account types, and vice versa.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False