How can we improve Azure Storage?

Static website hosting in Azure blob storage

This would require supporting default file to render and somekind of redirect from root to a particular container.

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      • Steffen Gammelgård commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is simply a necessary feature for costeffective hosting of singlepage applications. unless ofcourse we like **** routes like [blobaddress]/index.html/#/[Something]/[SomethingElse]

        Considering it's there in Google Cloud Storage AND Amazon AWS S3 it should make sense to make it here too.

        I did in fact look into altertative ways to get the functionality (through a CDN) but no luck.
        I guess there is no problem in hosting the singlepage application from Amazon or Google with a backend somewhere in Azure, but it just shouldn't be necessary

      • Roberto commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Seriously, nothing yet? I don't believe, I'm going to move my blobs to Google Cloud.

      • Nathan Evans commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just asking again - when is this going to be added? Becoming unacceptable now. It is standard functionality of basically any HTTP document server since what 1994? Shall I open a priority support case since this is arguably a bug in Azure really?

      • Bob commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Dear mother of god. Welcome to people begging for something obvious, simple, should-have-been-there-from-the-beginning, now for S I X Y E A R S.

        That's Microsoft.

      • Jack Guy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        C'mon Microsoft. I'm going to have to move to S3 and I really don't want to...

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any comment from Microsoft personnel?

        This is an important requirement for hosting for example single page applications using blob storage.

      • Jeff commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It's unfortunate that this feature does not exist. I'm now going to need to use AWS for all of my hosting needs due to this missing feature which is central to my business plans.

      • Hiromi Nagano commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        https://<account-name><container-name>/<blob-name> と指定するところを、https://<account-name> と指定するだけで、
        特定の blob を参照できるようにしていただきたいです。
        IIS の [既定のドキュメント] のような機能です。

        ストレージアカウントに動画などを置いており、アプリケーションや ホームページ から、

        Amazon 様の機能としては以下の通りです。

        「Amazon S3 での静的ウェブサイトのホスティング」
        <> のような形で指定を行うと、


        Azure Storage needs hosting a Static Website like Amazon S3.

        Azure Storage Accounts require to link the full URL <https://<account-name><container-name>/<blob-name>>
        in order to refer to a blob, while Amazon S3 only needs https://<account-name>
        It's like a [default document] in IIS.

        Our customer company stores movies on the Azure Storage accounts, and link to applications and homepage, and the shorter URL is much easier to manage it.

        「Hosting a Static Website on Amazon S3」

        •This URL returns a default index document that you configured for the website.

      • Christopher Zenzel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Google Drive supports default documents in shared folders via their sharing. I would use the Blob storage for development of client static sites and templates instead of Google if they allowed default documents.

      • RichardAlan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Still under review? I need this functionality now which is why I have to switch to AWS.

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