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  • Hi,

    We are looking to entertain Azure Files to store some important documents on the cloud and I had some concerns. Our files are currently stored on a NAS server and they are recursively embedded with many folders. My questions are:

    1.) Can you move files to Azure Files if the path exceeds the 260 character limit? (currently, I can get passed these limitations locally by using robocopy, changing the max_path constant, or by using \\?\)

    2.) Is it bad practice to store these long path files on Azure?

    What are your thoughts about this? Is there a KB regarding this?

    Thanks!

    Friday, September 6, 2019 9:42 PM

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  • Hi 

    You are correct there is a limitation of 2048 characters length in path name and 256 characters for the object/File name.

    Please find the link documented with the details.

    And For 2nd - Trying to re-arrange the folder structure in the Azure would be a good suggestion as there are no such limitations in On-Premise.


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    Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:00 PM
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