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How do I get an access key for Azure Blob storage?

Last Update: 2/17/2016 3:09 PM

​How do I get an access key for Azure Blob storage?

Answer:

Use a storage access key to authenticate an Azure Blob storage account in a Cloud Storage migration project.

Follow the steps below to view the storage acc​ess keys for an Azure Blob storage account:

  1. Sign in to the Azure dashboard.
  2. In the navigation pane, click on All Resources.
  3. Choose the desired storage account.
  4. Click on the Key icon to view the access keys for the storage account.

    Note: Each storage account has two storage access keys.

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  5. To copy a storage access key, click on the Copy icon next to the key you want to copy.

    ​Note: To learn how to delete a secret access key once the Cloud Storage migration project is completed, read KB005293: How do I delete an Azure Blob storage access key when the Cloud Storage migration project is complete?​