Synchronize Azure FILEs

Azure Files synchronization is made effortless with Layer2 File Pal, allowing you to seamlessly sync your Azure File Storage with other file systems. With our codeless integration, you can connect and synchronize your files and folders. Discover how our powerful sync tool can simplify your file management processes. On this page we show you how easy the connection of Azure Files works. 


We offer you a shareware version to try out Layer2 File Pal for free. Experience firsthand the benefits and features of our file sync tool and optimize your file synchronization tasks relating to Azure File sync and Azure File share. Whether you need to synchronize files across different platforms or enable collaboration between disparate systems, Layer2 File Pal has got you covered.


Say goodbye to complex and time-consuming file synchronization processes. Layer2 File Pal works as your reliable Azure File sync service and achieves perfect synchronization between Azure and cloud or on-premises systems. Take the opportunity to improve your file management workflow. Test the trial of Layer2 File Pal today and unlock the true potential of Azure Files synchronization.




In order to connect to Azure Files, you need the following information:
Account Key and the URL of your Azure File Share. 

You only need to do the following steps to get your Azure File Storage synchonization started. 

1. Account Key

Open the Azure Portal, select the desired Azure Storage account and under the settings click Access keys. With Show on the right side of your screen, you can reveal the Connection strings that include Account Key.

Copy the revealed connection string and paste it in a local file so that you can copy the values from there into the configuration screen. 



Azure Files Storage Account Access Key


Now you must select the storage File shares where you will get the files from. Please go to File shares, qs-share and find the Share URL. Once there, please copy the URL that Layer2 File Pal should work with. 



Azure Files Shares Azure Files URL

3. Open your Layer2 File Pal to Create a new connection WITH Azure FILES

After you copied the information you can open your Layer2 File Pal and click NEW CONNECTION.



Layer2 File Pal New Connection

4. Give Your connection a Name and choose azure FILES

Choose your first system (Azure Files, on the left side of your screen). You can enable/disable background synchronization and deletions here (top right). If it is activated, files deleted on one side will also be deleted on the other side. 

File Pal Set A New Connection

5. Configure Azure FILES using the retrieved values

Enter the requested information. After you copied the information into the configuration view, it should look like this (note, that the Account Key is masked):



Azure Files URL and Key


On the right side of your screen you can choose the system you want to sync to Azure Files. Pick and configure the sytem you want to sync and click DONE. Here is your connection!



Account Name, Account Key and Endpoint Suffix



Safe & Secure

You maintain full control over your data. Layer2 File Pal uses default protocols for authentication and data transfer like OAuth and https. It runs on your servers and we do not collect any information about the data you are syncing.


Connectors for all common file systems

Synchronize one time, manually or automatically! Layer2 File Pal comes with 10+ connectors for all common file systems like Windows File Server, SharePoint, Teams, Azure Files, FTP, Google, Dropbox, ... And we'll continue to add more systems. 


Easy & cost effective

Register, download, setup, connect, sync – done! No hidden costs or content limitations: sync as many files or gigabytes as you need! Create multiple connections for departments, use cases or external systems. Everything included in your annual subscription.


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No more moving or copying files by hand. Layer2 File Pal is a revolutionary solution that enables seamless connection of file systems, without content limitations from our tool. Whether you need manual or automatic synchronization, one-way or bi-directional file sync. By integrating various file storages, Layer2 File Pal allows you to effortlessly handle any file sync requirement using a single product. Forget about the job of manually copying files - changes made in one system are automatically transferred to the connected system. Discover the power of Layer2 File Pal and unlock efficient file management.



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