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Create a V2 data factory

Last updated: 9/06/2021

This template creates a V2 data factory that copies data from a folder in an Azure Blob Storage to a table in an Azure SQL database.

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Parameter Name Description
dataFactoryName Name of the data factory. Must be globally unique.
dataFactoryLocation Location of the data factory.
AzureStorage_connectionString Connection string for the Azure Storage account.
blobContainer Name of the blob container in the Azure Storage account.
inputBlobFolder The folder in the blob container that has the input file.
inputBlobName Name of the input file/blob.
AzureSqlDatabase_connectionString Connnection string for the Azure SQL database.
sqlTableName Name of the target table in the Azure SQL database.

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
Installing and configuring 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
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface