Create Storage Account (Azure only)

This section will guide you through creating an Azure Storage Account for Rok to store its snapshot data. If you already have an Azure Storage Account, you may proceed to the Verify section.

What You’ll Need

Procedure

  1. Go to the Storage Accounts service in Azure Portal.

  2. Click Create.

  3. On the Basics page, set the following options:

    1. Set Resource Group to arrikto, so it matches the resource group of your AKS cluster.
    2. Provide a unique name for the storage account.
    3. Set Region to East US, so it matches the region of your AKS cluster.
    4. Set Performance to Standard (general-purpose v2).
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  4. Click Review + create to use the defaults in all remaining options.

  5. Click Create.

Verify

You can verify that the required storage account exists via the following steps:

  1. Go to the Storage Accounts service in Azure Portal.

  2. Verify that the storage account you created above is in the list, its Kind is StorageV2, and belongs to the expected resource group, location and subscription.

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Summary

You have successfully created an Azure Storage Account for Rok.

What’s Next

The next step is to create an Azure Managed Identity and provide it with permissions on your storage account so Rok can use it to access Azure Blob Storage.