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  • I believe there was intent or desire for Azure Stack to support 3rd party SAN storage with connectors at some point following the initial release. Is there any update on when connectors will be available so that SAN storage vendors can integrate into Azure Stack? 

    Regards - Mike

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:19 AM

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  • External SAN storage is currently not supported on Azure Stack and we do not have any ETA to share.

     

    Checkout this Uservoice for a similar request which is under review- All of the feedback you share in these forums will be monitored and reviewed by the Microsoft engineering teams responsible for building Azure.

     

    You may wish to keep a watch on these URLs for the update:

    Azure Stack Blog: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/tag/azure-stack/

    Azure Updates: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/

    Azure Roadmap: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/roadmap/

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    Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:30 AM
  • The Uservoice website isn't responding for me.  I've been looking into Azure Stack but I can't justify the cost without knowing I can leverage our substantial SAN investments, in addition to the fact our SAN deployment is very fast and very large, so seems well-suited to be a storage backend independent of the compute and memory resources for Stack.
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018 7:47 PM
  • External SAN storage cannot be used for Azure Stack Infrastructure components. You can however present external SAN storage for use in tenant VMs.

    Checkout the feedback post: Support SAN as a backend disk type.

    Thursday, June 21, 2018 8:34 AM