Create and Manage Configured Azure NetApp Files

Create and Manage Configured Azure NetApp Files

This feature is only available in the Nerdio Manager Premium edition.

The Azure NetApp Files page contains a list of all the configured and linked Azure NetApp files shares. You can perform various actions on the files shares such as creating or managing files shares.

To link to an existing Azure NetApp Files share:

  1. Navigate to StorageAzure NetApp Files.

  2. Select Link ANF Volume.

  3. From the drop-down list, select the NetApp Files Account.

  4. Select OK.

    After a few moments, the Azure NetApp Files file share is added to Nerdio Manager.

Create an Azure files and/or storage account.

Note: Before proceeding, verify that ANF is available in your Azure region and that your Azure subscription is whitelisted for this service.

  1. Navigate to StorageAzure NetApp Files.

  2. Select Add ANF Volume.

  3. Enter the following information:

    • Active directory: From the drop-down list, select the active directory.

    • Resource group: From the drop-down list, select the resource group.

    • Network: From the drop-down list, select the network.

    • Subnet: From the drop-down list, select the subnet.

    • AD-aware DNS Server: Type the address of the AD-aware DNS server.

  4. Once you have entered all the desired information, select Next.

  5. Enter the following information:

    • Resource group for ANF account: From the drop-down list, select a resource group to contain the Azure NetApp Files account objects.

    • Account name: Type the ANF account name or leave it blank for it to be automatically generated.

    • SMB server prefix: Type the prefix of the computer objects that are to be joined to the AD domain and used for the UNC path. For example: \\SMB-PREFIX-random\volume\share\folder.

    • Volume name: Type the volume name to be created on the SMB server specified above.

      Note: There can be multiple volumes in the same ANF account.

    • Capacity (TiB): Type the capacity in TiB.

      Note: The minimum capacity of an ANF capacity pool is 4 TiB.

    • Performance Tier: From the drop-down list, select the performance tier of the new capacity pool and volume.

      Note: Performance tiers vary in price and throughput (IOPS). See the following Microsoft document for details.

  6. Once you have entered all the desired information, select Add.

Related Topics

Create and Manage Configured Azure Files Shares

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