Create a V2 data factory

Last updated: 27-09-2017

This template creates a V2 data factory that copies data from a folder in an Azure Blob Storage to another folder in the storage.

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Parameter Name Description
dataFactoryName Name of the data factory. Must be globally unique.
dataFactoryLocation Location of the data factory. Currently, only East US and East US 2 are supported.
storageAccountName Name of the Azure storage account that contains the input/output data.
storageAccountKey Key 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.
outputBlobFolder The folder in the blob container that will hold the transformed data.
outputBlobName Name of the output file/blob.

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