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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 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/storage-dotnet-how-to-use-files.

    For any further questions, or to discuss your specific scenario, send us an email at azurestoragefeedback@microsoft.com.

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    Massimo commented  · 

    "Rename" feature in the later versions of Azure Storage Explorer was also replaced with "Clone with new name" feature!!

    I don't get it!
    We'd love to hear the reasoning behind this, as I assume there is one. Right?

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