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Stash supports Microsoft’s Azure Blob Storage as a backend. This tutorial will show you how to use this backend.
In order to use Azure Blob Storage as backend, you have to create a
Secret and a
Repository object pointing to the desired blob container.
To configure storage secret for this backend, following secret keys are needed:
||Password that will be used to encrypt the backup snapshots|
||Azure Storage account name|
||Azure Storage account key|
Create storage secret as below,
$ echo -n 'changeit' > RESTIC_PASSWORD $ echo -n '<your-azure-storage-account-name>' > AZURE_ACCOUNT_NAME $ echo -n '<your-azure-storage-account-key>' > AZURE_ACCOUNT_KEY $ kubectl create secret generic -n demo azure-secret \ --from-file=./RESTIC_PASSWORD \ --from-file=./AZURE_ACCOUNT_NAME \ --from-file=./AZURE_ACCOUNT_KEY secret/azure-secret created
Now, you have to create a
Repository crd. You have to provide the storage secret that we have created earlier in
Following parameters are available for
||Name of Storage container.|
||Path prefix inside the container where backed up data will be stored.|
||Maximum number of parallel connections to use for uploading backup data. By default, Stash will use maximum 5 parallel connections.|
Below, the YAML of a sample
Repository crd that uses an Azure Blob container as a backend.
apiVersion: stash.appscode.com/v1alpha1 kind: Repository metadata: name: azure-repo namespace: demo spec: backend: azure: container: stash-backup prefix: /demo/deployment/my-deploy storageSecretName: azure-secret
Repository we have shown above using the following command,
$ kubectl apply -f https://github.com/stashed/docs/raw/v2021.06.23/docs/examples/guides/latest/backends/azure.yaml repository/azure-repo created
Now, we are ready to use this backend to backup our desired data using Stash.