How to: Azure NetApp Files with PowerShell

Installing Azure PowerShell & NetApp Files Module

Install Azure PowerShell

If you’re not using cloud shell or one of the latest docker images you’ll need to install Azure PowerShell. Simply run the installation instructions here and you’ll be up and running in no time.

Don’t forget to log into your Azure account by running the following command:


Import the Azure NetApp Files Module

Next, you will import the Azure NetApp Files module:

Install-Module -Name Az.NetAppFiles

And that’s it – you’re ready to use PowerShell to manage and query all of your Azure NetApp Files resources in Azure!

The available cmdlets in the Azure NetApp Files module

Published by Kirk

I'm a technical lead working for NetApp & Microsoft on advanced data capabilities in Azure, primarily the Azure NetApp Files solution and use cases. I like to share everything I've learnt along the way in the hope that somewhere along the line, someone will find it useful.

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