Azure Files support Server Message Block protocol standard (SMB) and give the capability to create a file share to an on-premises server as a mapped network drive.
Create Storage Account
|Name||Type the Storage account name, must be unique.|
|Deployment model||For new deployments select Resource manager, for existing deployments, select Classic|
|Account Kind||For more details, visit the following link|
|Location||Select the storage account location|
|Replication||For more details, visit the following link|
|Performance||HDD drives are for Standard Performance & SSD drives are for Premium Performance|
|Secure Transfer required||For more details, visit the following link.|
|Subscription||Select your Azure subscription|
|Resource group||Select the Resource Group for your storage account deployment|
|Virtual networks||If Enabled then you can access this storage account from the specified VNet (existing or a new one)|
Enter your storage account blade and click Files.
Create New File Share
After clicking Files, click the File share button in the menu.
Specify Name and Quota fields
Your new File share is ready.
To map to a network drive, right click on your new File share and select Connect
Execute the appropriate command on your local machine
Azure File Share is mounted on the local machine