How to Create Filestore in Google Cloud Platform

A FileStore represents a storage pool, device, partition, volume, concrete file system or other implementation specific means of file storage. Filestore gives users a simple, native experience for standing up managed Network Attached Storage (NAS) with their Google Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine instances.


  • Login to google cloud platform portal.
  • Click on Filestore.
  • Select Instances.


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  • Click on Create Instance.


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  • Provide the filestore instance name.
  • Select  Basic or High scale  instance type as per requirement.


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  • Select HDD or SSD storage type.
  • Provide allocate capacity in TiB.
  • Select Region or Zone.


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  • Select Default or existing VPC network.
  • Then select Use an automatically allocated IP range or Use a custom IP rage.
  • Provide a file share name.
  • Set  the permission or access control who can access the filestore.


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  • Click on Add Label.
  • Provide Key name and value for filestore.
  • Click on Create.


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  • After sometime Filestore is ready then go to the filestore page.


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