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MinIO Azure Gateway Slack

MinIO Gateway adds Amazon S3 compatibility to Microsoft Azure Blob Storage.

Run MinIO Gateway for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Using Docker

docker run -p 9000:9000 --name azure-s3 \
 -e "MINIO_ROOT_USER=azurestorageaccountname" \
 -e "MINIO_ROOT_PASSWORD=azurestorageaccountkey" \
 minio/minio gateway azure

Using Binary

export MINIO_ROOT_USER=azureaccountname
export MINIO_ROOT_PASSWORD=azureaccountkey
minio gateway azure

Test using MinIO Browser

MinIO Gateway comes with an embedded web based object browser. Point your web browser to http://127.0.0.1:9000 to ensure that your server has started successfully.

Screenshot

Test using MinIO Client mc

mc provides a modern alternative to UNIX commands such as ls, cat, cp, mirror, diff etc. It supports filesystems and Amazon S3 compatible cloud storage services.

Configure mc

mc alias set myazure http://gateway-ip:9000 azureaccountname azureaccountkey

List containers on Microsoft Azure

mc ls myazure
[2017-02-22 01:50:43 PST]     0B ferenginar/
[2017-02-26 21:43:51 PST]     0B my-container/
[2017-02-26 22:10:11 PST]     0B test-container1/

Use custom access/secret keys

If you do not want to share the credentials of the Azure blob storage with your users/applications, you can set the original credentials in the shell environment using AZURE_STORAGE_ACCOUNT and AZURE_STORAGE_KEY variables and assign different access/secret keys to MINIO_ROOT_USER and MINIO_ROOT_PASSWORD.

Known limitations

Gateway inherits the following Azure limitations:

  • Only read-only bucket policy supported at bucket level, all other variations will return API Notimplemented error.
  • Bucket names with "." in the bucket name are not supported.
  • Non-empty buckets get removed on a DeleteBucket() call.
  • List Multipart Uploads always returns empty list.

Other limitations:

  • Bucket notification APIs are not supported.

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