Make sure New VM's data DIsk are Using Cool Storage

I know in Azure you can create a v2 storage blob and set it for cool or archive storage. If we want to build a VM that will host data that is not used often, how can we make sure the VM's data disks are using cool storage if the VM uses managed disk?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Create a new Resource Group

There is StorageV2 (general purpose v2) or Blobstorage, and then you select the Access Tier which is either cool or hot.

Create a Storage Account with the above, and then later create a virtual machine in the Storage Account.

The VM will be create on/in cool storage.
compdigit44Author Commented:
Thank you for the feedback. I know creating a storage account and manually do this is an option. My question is, can it be done with managed disk?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, you can use Managed Disks (this is now the Azure recommendation!) only VHDs are used for special instances, e.g. you want to manage VHDs!

Managed disks is the Default.

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