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    32 comments  ·  Storage » Blobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Our apologies for not updating this ask earlier. Renaming Blobs is on our backlog, but is unlikely to be released in the coming year. Today, you can use the “Copy Blob” API as a workaround.

    Using the Azure Files service you can address Azure Storage like a network share using the SMB2.1 protocol.  This enables usage of normal Windows API’s to rename files and directories.  You can get started with the Files service by visiting

    For any further questions, or to discuss your specific scenario, send us an email at

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    Paul commented  · 

    This is a huge blocker for us and we're likely going to move to another platform because of it. Our organization has 300 TB+ of data in azure blob storage and not being able to perform such a basic file operation makes using this service extremely painful.

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