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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
  3. PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Configuration
  4. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Connections
  5. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Data Objects
  6. Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Mappings
  7. Data Type Reference

PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage User Guide

PowerExchange for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage User Guide

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Connection Properties

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Connection Properties

Use a Microsoft Azure SQL Blob Storage connection to access a Microsoft Azure Blob Storage.
The order of the connection properties might vary depending on the tool where you view them.
You can create and manage a Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection in the Administrator tool or the Developer tool. The following table describes the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection properties:
Property
Description
Name
Name of the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection.
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
Description of the connection.
Location
The domain where you want to create the connection.
Type
Type of connection. Select Azure Blob Storage.
The
Connection Details
tab contains the connection attributes of the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage connection. The following table describes the connection attributes:
Property
Description
Account Name
Name of the Microsoft Azure Storage account.
Authorization Type
Authorization type. You can select any of the following authorization mechanisms:
  • Shared Key Authorization
  • Shared Access Signatures
Account Key
Microsoft Azure Storage access key. Applies when you select shared key authorization.
SAS Token
SAS URI with SAS token that you generate on Microsoft Azure portal for your account. Applies when you select shared access signature authorization type.
You must provide a valid SAS URI with a valid SAS token.
Container Name
The root container or sub-folders with the absolute path.
To import complex files, specify only the root container.
Endpoint Suffix
Type of Microsoft Azure end-points. You can select any of the following end-points:
  • core.windows.net
    : Default
  • core.usgovcloudapi.net
    : To select the US government Microsoft Azure end-points
  • core.chinacloudapi.cn
    : Not applicable