Create a storage account in Azure
You will use the storage account to store files for your applications such as images. You can use an existing storage account in Azure and need not create a new one if you want to save on cost.
Before you create a storage account in Azure, you should have completed the following task:
Create a storage account
Login to the Azure portal and Click the New button. Then search for 'Storage'. Select the 'Storage account - blob, file, table, queue' from the 'Results'
Click the Create button to create a new storage account
Set the following parameters for the storage account:
Name - set the name of the storage account
Deployment model - set to 'Resource manager'
Account kind - set to 'general purpose v1'
Performance - set to 'Standard'
Replication - set to 'Locally Redundant Storage (LRS)'
Secure transfer - set to 'Disabled'
Subscription - select your subscription
Resource group - use the existing resource group we created for the database
Location - select the location we used for the database
Configure virtual networks - set to Disabled
When you are done, click the Create button
To view the storage account your just created , go to Resource groups and click on the resource group
You will see the new storage account you created.