CreateFile

Creates a new file or replaces a file. Note that CreateFile only initializes the file. To add content to a file, use the WriteFileRange function.

Properties

Azure Storage Credential

  • Account Name - The name of your Azure storage account.
  • Access Key - Your Azure account access key.
  • EndpointSuffix - To create a connection string for a storage service in a specific region.
  • BlobStorageUri - The Uri to the location of the Blob storage you want to access.
    • PrimaryUri and SecondaryUri settings available
  • FileStorageUri - The Uri to the location of the File storage you want to access.
    • PrimaryUri and SecondaryUri settings available
  • TableStorageUri - The Uri to the location of the Table storage you want to access.
    • PrimaryUri and SecondaryUri settings available
  • QueueStorageUri - The Uri to the location of the Queue storage you want to access.
    • PrimaryUri and SecondaryUri settings available

Share name

Name for the file share.

Directory path

The name or path of the directory. For example, for subdirectory2 existing in subdirectory in maindirectory, the directory path is maindirectory/subdirectory/subdirectory2. If not specified, the file is created in the root directory.

File name

Name of the file. If the file already exists, it will be overwritten.

Size

The maximum size of the file, in bytes. The maximum size is 1 TiB(1099511627776 bytes) or less if other files already exist in the share.

Fetch attributes

Specifies if the result reference, its parent directory and parent share should populate Metadata and Properties.

Overwrite if exists

Specifies if the blob should be overwritten in case it already exists.


Also See

Please refer to the following Azure API reference documentation:

Configure Azure Storage connection strings:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-configure-connection-string

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.auth.storagecredentials.-ctor?view=azure-dotnet#Microsoft_Azure_Storage_Auth_StorageCredentials__ctor_System_String_System_String_

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.cloudstorageaccount.-ctor?view=azure-dotnet#Microsoft_Azure_Storage_CloudStorageAccount__ctor_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_Auth_StorageCredentials_System_String_System_Boolean_

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.cloudstorageaccount.-ctor?view=azure-dotnet#Microsoft_Azure_Storage_CloudStorageAccount__ctor_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_Auth_StorageCredentials_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_StorageUri_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_StorageUri_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_StorageUri_Microsoft_Azure_Storage_StorageUri_

Documentation to assist in setting properties:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.file.cloudfile.create?view=azure-dotnet

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.file.cloudfileclient.getsharereference?view=azure-dotnet

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.file.cloudfiledirectory.getdirectoryreference?view=azure-dotnet

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.azure.storage.file.cloudfiledirectory.getfilereference?view=azure-dotnet