How to install Azure Storage Explorer on macOS

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Microsoft Azure is a multi-platform solution, and for the IT Pro we can chose which platform we want to use to manage the servicem including macOS, Linux and Windows.
Today, we are going over the process to install Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer tool on a macOS, using this tool the administrator is able to manage storage content related and it gives more flexibility than the portal to manage storage objects.

Solution


The first step is to download the tool from the following site.

After downloading and starting the installation of the package file (.pkg). In the Introduction page, just click Continue.

In the Select a Destination page. Leave default settings, and click Continue.

In the Installation Type page. The installation process takes around 160MB of your macOS, you can select another location, we are going to leave default settings. Clik Continue.

You may be asked to enter your administrator credentials, if yes, please do so.

If the installation process was successful, then a similar page to the one below will be displayed click on Close.

As part of the macOS installation process, the wizard will ask to remove the installer, click on Move to Trash.

By default, the Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer will not be available on the Launchpad, however we can find it on the Applications locations.

That’s it, now we can start connecting the Storage Explorer to our Microsoft Azure accounts and start using the tool. We will have more Tutorials explaining how to use the tool and where we can use it. Stay tuned!

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at ITPROCentral.com, MSExchange.org, Techgenix.com and Anderson Patricio.org (Portuguese).

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