Create a V2 data factory

Last updated: 2/15/2018

This template creates a V2 data factory that copies data from an on-premises SQL Server to an Azure blob storage

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Parameter Name Description
dataFactoryName Name of the data factory. Must be globally unique.
dataFactoryLocation Location of the data factory.
onPremSqlServerConnectionString Connnection string for the on-premsies SQL Server database.
sqlTableName Name of the target table in the Azure SQL database.
azureStorageConnectionString Connection string for the Azure Storage account.
blobContainer Name of the blob container in the Azure Storage account.
outputBlobFolder The folder in the blob container to which the data is copied.

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface