Enable storage of pending documents in your secure cloud storage. That way, the user’s computer does not need to be online to release print later and print anywhere documents. However, a Printix Client still needs to be online on the printer’s network to release the documents.

Create storage account

  1. Open a new browser window and sign in to Microsoft Azure (portal.azure.com), using your work account credentials.
  2. Select All Services, scroll to Storage and select Storage accounts.
  3. On the Storage accounts blade, select Add.
  4. In Create storage account on the Basics tab:
    • In Subscription select the type of subscription.
    • In Resource group select resource group or select Create new.
    • In Storage account name enter the name of the storage account. For example: printixcloudstorage
    • In Location select the data center closest to you. For example: (US) East US
    • In Performance leave it at the default: Standard.
    • In Account kind select BlobStorage.
    • In Replication select Locally-redundant storage (LRS).
    • In Access tier (default) select Hot.
  1. Select Review + create.
  2. In Create storage account on the Review + create tab:
    • Review the settings.
  1. Select Create. It may take a couple of minutes to create the account.

Get the key

  1. In Microsoft Azure, select All Services, scroll to Storage and select Storage accounts.
  2. Select the storage account you created (Example: printixcloudstorage).
  3. On the storage account blade select Access keys to see the access keys for the selected storage account.
  4. Copy the Key 1 value as you need to paste the value in step 16.

Add Azure Blob Storage

  1. Select Menu , Settings
  2. Select the Cloud storage tab.
  3. Select Azure Blob Storage.
  4. In Name enter the storage account name you entered in step 4 (Example: printixcloudstorage).
  5. In Key paste the Key 1 value you copied in step 11.
  6. Select Add cloud storage.
  7. Optionally check type of pending documents you want to store.

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