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Retrieve Azure Storage access keys in ARM template

Last updated: 5/21/2021

This template will create a Storage account, after which it will create a API connection by dynamically retrieving the primary key of the Storage account. The API connection is then used in a Logic App as a trigger polling for blob changes. The complete scenario can be found on

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Parameter Name Description
storageAccountName Name of the Azure Storage account.
storageAccountSku Sku on which to run the Azure Storage account.
storageAccountKind Indicates the type of storage account.
storageAccountContainerName Set the name of the container to create in the Storage account.
storageConnectionName Name of the Logic Apps API connection used to connect to the Azure Storage account.
logicAppName Name of the Logic App.
logicAppPollingIntervalInMinutes The polling interval used to check for items on the Storage account.
location Location where resources reside.
azureMgmtUri Azure Management URI

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