You can already extend your on-premises file servers into Azure using Azure File Sync, but now you can completely decommission those old on-premises file servers and replace them with serverless Azure file shares. With the new capabilities, the Azure Files team announced this week; you can now integrate your Azure File share in Active Directory and your on-premises network.
In this video, I had the chance to talk to Will Gries from the Azure Files team, to give you a quick look at how to domain join your storage account to your on-premises domain, and configure Azure networking to access your Azure file share from on-premises.
If you want to learn more about Azure Files and how you can start using Azure Files to replace your on-premises file server, check out the following documentation:
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