Add an Azure Blob Storage DataFlow connection

You can add a connection to the Azure Blob Storage file system using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the top right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, enter the Connection name, and select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the File Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    • Connection name
      Name your connection.

    • Connection type
      Choose the Azure Blob Storage connection type.

    • Account
      Azure Storage has an address that includes our unique account name which is a combination of the account name and the Azure Storage blob endpoint forms the base address for the objects in your storage account.

    • Authentication type
      This supports two types of authentication methods: Azure account key: Choose to authenticate based on access keys and other parameters to produce an encrypted signature stringthat is passed on the request in the Authorization header.Shared access signatures (SAS): Choose to grant fine-grained access to resources in your storage account with specified permissions and over a specified time interval.

    • Key
      The 512-bit access key generated while creating storage account.

    • Container
      Give container details that organizes a set of blobs, like a directory in a file system.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.

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