Addons

Microsoft Azure Online Storage

Updated: March 31, 2020

The Microsoft Azure Online Storage addon is a Nuxeo Binary Manager that stores binaries in an Azure Storage container.

Prerequisites

  • You should be familiar with Azure and their Management Portal.
  • You have to create a dedicated Azure blob Container.
  • You must be in possession of your Storage access keys.

Configuration

Be sure to protect your access keys using the Configuration Data Encryption.

Configuration properties you have to set in your nuxeo.conf file.

Enabling Azure Binary Manager

Set up the default BinaryManager that stores all your blobs in Azure:

nuxeo.core.binarymanager=org.nuxeo.ecm.blob.azure.AzureBinaryManager

Enabling CDN Azure Binary Manager

If you want to use Azure CDN as a front instead of Azure Storage:

  1. Read the Microsoft Azure documentation page and create a CDN bound to your container.
  2. Set the corresponding BinaryManager: nuxeo.core.binarymanager=org.nuxeo.ecm.blob.azure.AzureCDNBinaryManager

Mandatory Parameters

Parameter Default Value Description
nuxeo.storage.azure.container   The name of the Azure container
nuxeo.storage.azure.account.name   Your Azure storage account name
nuxeo.storage.azure.account.key   Your Azure storage access key. Do not forget to use data encryption

Optional Parameters

Parameter Default value ("|" separates possible values) Description
nuxeo.storage.azure.endpointProtocol HTTPS The URL protocol
nuxeo.storage.azure.cachesize 100MB The size of the local cache
nuxeo.storage.azure.directdownload false Enables direct download from Azure servers
nuxeo.storage.azure.cdn.host   Your Azure CDN host where your blobs are available.
Note: Only if you enable direct download and use the Azure CDN.

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