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Preconfigure Storage Account used by Azure Cloud Shell for all users

Everytime a different user wants to use Azure Cloud Shell in the same Azure subscription, the prompt suggests to create a new Storage Account.

For a subscription that follows a strict naming convention, this is very unfortunate. Ideally, an administrator should be able to preconfigure Azure Cloud Shell to use the same Storage Account everytime anyone with access to that subscription wants to use Azure Cloud Shell.

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The tutorial doesn't show you how to add a storage account. I created one in azure portal but it is still asking me to create another storage account. I go into advanced settings but I don't know how to fill in the text boxes correctly. This is horrible for people who are using tutorials! We waste lots of time trying to figure out how to name and create a new storage account. Ridiculous!

  • John Neville commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As an administrator I would also like to create this in advance because I don't want to grant full Contributor rights on a Resource Group to users.

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