Integrate On-Premises Workloads with Azure Private Link

45 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab, we will be working with Private Link and learning how to connect a blob storage account to a virtual machine.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create a Blob Storage Account

Create a blob storage account in the West US region. Make sure to disable public access!

Create a Private Endpoint

In your blob storage account, create a private endpoint in the West US region. It should target the blob sub-resouce. Make sure to add it to the blob VNet that has already been created for you.

Configure Your VM

Configure your server in main-vm to access your blob storage via private endpoint. Once configured, make sure to test the connection in PowerShell.

Additional Resources


Welcome to Fiji! Our company, Sand, Sun, and Oddly, Networking, Inc., is a global chain of luxury hotels that specializes in tropical locations. As the office grows, the need for more complex security grows as well. Concerned about data protection, you have been tasked with connecting your Azure data storage to your servers using Private Link.

WARNING: Be Prepared for UI Changes

Given the fluid nature of Microsoft's cloud tools, students may experience user interface (UI) changes that were made following the development of this hands-on lab and do not match up with the lab instructions. When any such changes are brought to our attention, we will attempt to update the content accordingly. However, if changes occur, students will have to adapt to the changes and work through them in the hands-on labs as needed.

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