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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Hadoop Integration
  3. Part 2: Databricks Integration
  4. Appendix A: Connections Reference

Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Connection Properties

Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Connection Properties

Use a Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection to access a Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
The order of the connection properties might vary depending on the tool where you view them.
You can create and manage a Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection in the Administrator tool or the Developer tool. The following table describes the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection properties:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the connection. The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. You can change this property after you create the connection. The name cannot exceed 128 characters, contain spaces, or contain the following special characters: ~ ` ! $ % ^ & * ( ) - + = { [ } ] | \ : ; " ' < , > . ? /
ID
String that the Data Integration Service uses to identify the connection. The ID is not case sensitive. It must be 255 characters or less and must be unique in the domain. You cannot change this property after you create the connection.
Default value is the connection name.
Description
The description of the connection. The description cannot exceed 4,000 characters.
Location
The domain where you want to create the connection.
Type
The connection type. Select Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
The following table describes the properties for metadata access:
Property
Description
Account Name
The Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 account name or the service name.
Authentication Type
Authentication type to access the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 account.
Select one of the following options:
  • Service Principal Authentication
    . Select to use the client ID, client secret, and tenant ID to connect to Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
  • Shared Key Authentication
    . Select to use the account key to connect to Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
    You cannot use shared key authentication in a streaming mapping.
Client ID
Applicable for Service Principal Authentication. The ID of your application to complete the OAuth Authentication in the Azure Active Directory (AD).
Client Secret
Applicable for Service Principal Authentication. The client secret key to complete the OAuth Authentication in the Azure Active Directory.
Tenant ID
Applicable for Service Principal Authentication. The Directory ID of the Azure Active Directory.
Account Key
Applicable for Shared Key Authentication. The account key for the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 account.
File System Name
The name of an existing file system in the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
Directory Path
The path of an existing directory without the file system name. There is no default directory. You can select one of the following syntax:
  • /
    for root directory.
  • /dir1
  • dir1/dir2
Adls Gen2 End-point
Type of Microsoft Azure endpoints. You can select any of the following endpoints:
  • core.windows.net
    : Default
  • core.usgovcloudapi.net
    : To select the Azure Government endpoints
For more information about creating a client ID, client secret, tenant ID, and file system name, contact the Azure administrator or see Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 documentation.