Creating a storage account in Azure

To set up audit archiving, you must first create a storage accont in the Azure portal.

When creating a new Storage Account, you’ll need to know the following pieces of information for creating a new Service Principal in Azure later on:
  • Resource Group name
  • Storage Account name
When creating a new Storage Account, it can be helpful to create a new Resource Group so that future management becomes easier.
  1. 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.
  2. Review your changes in the next screen. If everything looks correct, click the Create button.