Azure Files

File shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

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Azure File offers fully managed file shares in the cloud, accessible via the industry standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol.

Azure File shares can be mounted concurrently by cloud or on-premises deployments of Windows, macOS, and Linux. Enable file sharing between applications running in your virtual machines using familiar Windows APIs or File REST API.

Pricing Details

Pricing offers:
Standard storage

Available on general purpose v2 account types that provides access to the latest Azure storage features with pricing optimized for lowest GiB storage prices. A general purpose v2 storage account is a shared pool of storage in which you can deploy file shares as well as other storage resources, such as blobs or queues. Standard files shares are available on LRS, ZRS, and GRS. Pricing for standard files storage is based on used GiB and operations.​For more information, see details here.

Premium storage

Available on FileStorage account types. Premium files storage is high-performance solid-state drive (SSD) based storage, designed to support I/O-intensive workloads that require file share semantics, with significantly high throughput and low latency. Premium files shares is currently only available for LRS. Pricing for premium files shares is based on provisioned GiB and snapshot storage based on used GiB. Operations on premium files are free.​For more information, see details here.

General purpose v1 account types enables access to Block Blobs, Page Blobs, Files, Queues, and Tables—offering our lowest transaction prices but with higher storage prices. General Purpose v1 accounts do not provide access to new storage features, ZRS, Cool, and Archive storage.

Data Storage Pricing

These are the costs of storage data in Document Storage. The pricing shown below are monthly billing by the data size (GB) of storage. These pricing may vary from the redundancy options you select.

*The following prices are tax-inclusive.

Local Redundant Storage (LRS) Geo-Redundant Storage (GRS) Read-Access Geographically Redundant Storage (RA-GRS)
¥ 1.4/GB ¥ 1.75/GB ¥ 2.2714/GB
Local Redundant Storage (LRS) Geo-Redundant Storage (GRS) Read-Access Geographically Redundant Storage (RA-GRS)
¥ 0.612/GB ¥ 0.762/GB ¥ 0.99/GB
PREMIUM (LRS)
GB/month ¥2.422 per provisioned GB
Snapshots GB/month ¥2.035 per used GB

Operation and Data Transmission Pricing

The following are the HTTP operation costs of document data. These pricing may vary from the redundancy options you select.

*The following prices are tax-inclusive.

Local Redundant Storage (LRS) Geo-Redundant Storage (GRS)
Place and create a container operation (per 10,000 counted) ¥ 0.10 ¥ 0.20
List operations (per 10,000 counted) ¥ 0.10 ¥ 0.10
Other operations (per 10,000 counted) in addition to deletion (free of charge) ¥ 0.01 ¥ 0.01
File agreement operations (per 10,000 counted) ¥ 0.01 ¥ 0.01

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Support & SLA

If you have any questions or need help, please visit Azure Support and select self-help service or any other method to contact us for support.

We guarantee that we can successfully process data reading requests from an offsite redundant storage (RA-GRS) account at least 99.99% of the time (99.9% for the Cold Access Layer), provided that we will retry in the secondary zone from the data writing failure from the primary zone.

We guarantee that we can successfully process data reading from local redundant storage (LRS) and offsite redundant storage (GRS) accounts at least 99.9% of the time (99% for the Cold Access Layer)

We guarantee that we can successfully process data writing requests into onsite redundant storage (LRS) and geo-redundant storage (GRS) accounts and read and access geo-redundant storage (RA-GRS) accounts at least 99.9% of the time (99% for the Cold Access Layer).

To learn more about the details of our Service Level Agreement, please visit the Service Level Agreements page.

The Managed Disk itself doesn’t provide a Service Level Agreement with financial support. The availability of a Managed Disk depends on the Service Level Agreement governing the basic storage used and the Virtual Machine it’s attached to. To learn more about the details of the Service Level Agreement of the Managed Disk, please visit the Managed Disk Service Level Agreements page.