Azure Blob Storage

Dana KangWritten by Dana Kang,

Airbridge supports integration with Azure Blob Storage. With the integration, the raw data collected by the Airbridge SDK and tracking links are passed from Airbridge to Azure Blob Storage on a daily basis, allowing you to process data in various ways to suit your needs.

 

 

Integration Setup

To enable integration with Azure Blob Storage, get the following credentials from your Azure Blob Storage dashboard and register them with Airbridge.

  • Storage account name

  • Storage account access key

  • Container name

 

Get the storage account name

Sign in to your Azure Blob Storage dashboard and get the name of the storage account to connect with Airbridge.

If you don’t have a storage account, follow the steps below to create a new storage account. The name used to create the storage account will also be used in Airbridge.

1. Sign in to the Azure Portal and navigate to the [Storage accounts] page. Click Create and configure as necessary.

2. Select the [Review + create] tab to run validation on your storage account settings. The validation may take up to 30 seconds.

If validation passes, click Create to proceed to create the storage account. If validation fails, modify the settings as indicated by the portal.

   

Get the storage account access key

Follow the steps below to get the storage account access key. The Azure account must have been assigned a specific role to be able to view the access key. For more details about Azure roles, refer to this article.

1. Navigate to the [Storage accounts] page. Click the storage account to connect with Airbridge.

2. Under the [Security + networking] section, select [Access keys]. Only the Key value under key1 is necessary for the integration. The second key or the connection string is not necessary.

3. Click Show to view the access key and activate the [copy] icon. Click the [copy] icon to copy the Key value.

 

Create a new container

Follow the steps below to create a new container. The name used to create the container will also be used in Airbridge.

1. Navigate to the [Storage accounts] page. Click the storage account to connect with Airbridge.

2. Under the [Data storage] section, select [Containers]. Click + Container.

3. Enter a name for the new container. For more information about container names, refer to this article. Click Create to create the container.

Register credentials to Airbridge

To enable integration with Azure Blob Storage, get the following credentials from your Azure Blob Storage dashboard and register them with Airbridge.

  • Storage account name

  • Storage account access key

  • Container name

Once you have got the credentials, follow the steps below to register them.

1. Navigate to [Integrations]>[Third-party Integration] in your Airbridge dashboard. Select “Azure Blob Storage.”

2. Enter your storage account name, access key, and container name.

3. Under File Format, select either CSV or Parquet. Click Done to save.

 

How to manage integration

Integration status by data source

Once you have registered the credentials, you can view and manage the integration status for each data source on the cloud storage integration page.

For more details about the integration status and data import schedule, refer to the below.

 

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