Creating a storage account in Azure
To set up audit archiving, you must first designate a storage account and container for audit archiving in the Azure portal. While you can use an existing storage account, Cloudera recommends that you create a dedicated storage account for audit archiving, especially if you are archiving any sensitive data.
- Resource group name
- Storage account name
az group create --location <location> --name <resource-group-name>
In Azure, create a storage account.
You should be able to accept the defaults for all settings other than the name. As shown below, once filled in, click the Review + create button.
Review your changes in the next screen. If everything looks correct, click the
Alternatively, you can create a storage account using the Azure shell by running the following command:
az storage account create --name <storage-account-name> --kind <kind> --location <location> --resource-group <resource-group-name>