Get Azure Blob Storage Blob Metadata Using PowerShell

Sibeesh Venu
2 min readMay 21, 2022

This is going to be a quick blog post. Here we will see how you can get the metadata of each blob available in your Azure storage account using PowerShell. Here I assume that you have access to your storage account and you will be asked to log in. Let’s get started.

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PowerShell command to get the metadata

Here is the command to get the metadata of all of your blobs in your storage account.

Set your execution policy to Process if you get any policy errors.

Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy ByPass -Scope Process

If you get an authorization error as follows, make sure to add a role assignment of Storage Blob Data Contributor. You can do this via Access Control (IAM) of your storage account. Read more about this role here.

PowerShell AuthorizationPermissionMismatch Error

Get-AzStorageContainer : This request is not authorized to perform this operation using this permission



Sibeesh Venu

An engineer by profession and writer by passion. Author at Sibeesh Passion, Microsoft MVP (2016–2022). Software Engineer @ Microsoft