Detect Firewall Settings on Azure Files Shares

Detect Firewall Settings on Azure Files Shares

To configure auto-scale, or otherwise manage Azure storage accounts, Nerdio Manager App Service must have access. If a network firewall is enabled on the storage account, but Nerdio Manager App Service is not allowed access, a warning message is displayed with instructions on how to resolve the problem.

To enable firewall settings on Azure Files shares:

  1. In the Azure portal, navigate to Storage accounts.

  2. Select the storage account you wish to work with.

  3. On the blade on the left side, in the Security + networking section, select Networking.

  4. Select Enabled from selected virtual networks and IP addresses.

  5. Configure your networking settings and save your changes.

To manage an Azure Files Share with a firewall:

  1. In Nerdio Manager, navigate to StorageAzure Files.

  2. Select the Azure Files Share with the firewall settings enabled.

  3. When attempting to configure auto-scaling, or otherwise trying to manage the account, Nerdio Manager presents an error message that looks like this:

  4. Follow the instructions in the message to resolve the issue.

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