B2B Commerce Cloud can use Microsoft Azure to store product images and related documents. This section provides an overview of the components necessary to set up B2B Commerce Cloud to use Microsoft Azure.
Visually, the Admin Console will not change, and the process for adding content like images is the same as when using a local file system.
To use Microsoft Azure in B2B Commerce Cloud, the following must exist:
- An active Microsoft Azure Account
- Your Microsoft Azure Account Name
- Your Microsoft Azure Account Key
As of the December 2016 Service Pack, B2B Commerce Cloud now supports SQL Azure databases; it is no longer necessary to host the SQL Server on an Azure VM.
The following Settings must be set in order to use Azure as your file store location.
[4.6]The following Settings must be set in order to use Azure as your file store location. These settings display if your storage provider is not set in the appSetting file of your project. If your storage provider is set in the appSetting file, these settings will appear grayed out and some data may appear blank or masked by field based on its sensitivity.[4.6]
Note: Once Azure is selected for the Storage Provide, the Settings below will display.
|Account Key||Required value for the Azure Account Key|
|Account Name||Required value for the Azure Account Name|
|Default End Points Protocol||Required value for the Azure EndPoint Protocol. This defaults to https.|
|Container Name||Required value for the Azure container name. This defaults to userfiles.|
|Public Host Name||Optional value that defaults to " ". This is an override for the Azure Storage Container public hostname. When setting this, do not include https.|
The December 2016 SP included changes in integration processing to stop using global temp tables (which is not supported in SQL Azure). It also removed the usage of the SQL Server SignalR backplane because SQL Azure does not support being a SignalR backplane.
Updated 17 days ago