Manage Azure Storage Using Azure Storage Explorer

This article will show you how to manage your Azure storage account using Azure storage Explorer.

Azure Storage Explorer Is a management console that allows you to manage your Azure storage easily from any operating system.

The main features are:

  • Create, copy and delete blob containers, queues, or tables
  • Search for specific blobs, queues, or tables
  • Manage access polices
  • Upload and Delete VHDs

To use Azure Storage Explorer download the software from:

Run and Install

Once Installed start the application and click on Connect to Microsoft Azure

You can either use the sign In option below to log In to your storage account using your Azure portal user name and password

or open the storage account directly using your storage access key (see next screenshot)

This is the second option which you will need to type your storage account name and access key (both can be found In the Azure portal)

Right click on Attach External Storage

Type storage account and Storage account access key

Once you In you can manage your account