An Azure container is a standard package of software. Containers bundle an application’s code together with configuration files and libraries.

You can either create a new Azure container or use an existing one. Example container configuration:

Azure container list with the ... ellipse drop-down list displayed.
  1. Create or open an Azure storage container(opens external page).
  2. From your list of containers, click the ... ellipse to the right of the Lease state column.
  3. Select Generate SAS from the drop-down list.
  4. From the Generate SAS dialog:
    • Select the Signing key in the drop-down list.
    • Select the Permissions: Read, Write, and List.
      (Refer to the 'Permissions' screenshot, bottom of this page.)
    • Enter the permission Start and End, dates, and times.
    • Select the time zone from the drop-down list.
    • Enter the Allowed IP addresses.
    • Select the Allowed protocols.
  5. Click Generate SAS token and URL.

The Blob SAS token and URL display.

Container SAS dialog with SAS token and URL blurred.
SAS permissions Read, Write, and List selected.


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