Setup Guide - Azure Blob Storage

Follow our setup guide to connect Azure Blob Storage data to DataChannel.


To connect Azure Blob Storage to DataChannel, you need:

  • An active Azure Blob Storage account with permissions to access data from accounts you’d like to sync. To know more about the permissions needed to authorize access to blob data in the Azure portal click here.

Before you begin:

  • Login to your Azure portal to obtain the details required for DataChannel to access your Azure Blob Storage.

azure home page
  • In the Azure portal, navigate to the storage account that you would like to connect to your data warehouse.

azure storage account
  • On the account overview page, Go to the Security + Networking menu and Select Access Keys.

azure access key
  • Click on the show button to view and copy the Access Key.

  • Click on the show button to view and copy the connection string associated with the access key. Paste it on a text document. You will note that the endpoint suffix is given at the end of the connection string.

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  • Please make a note of the storage account name, access key and endpoint suffix as these details will be required when configuring your pipeline.

Setup instructions

  1. Select a data destination for your Azure Blob Storage Data. If you have not yet added a data warehouse, go to data warehouse tab and add a warehouse.

    Data Warehouse once selected cannot be changed.
  2. Authorise DataChannel to connect to your Azure Blob Storage account using the Azure Blob Storage credentials. Save your credentials by using Name, Storage Account Name, Access Key, and Endpoint Suffix. Click on Save once you have entered the details, as shown below. You only need to authorise DataChannel to connect to your account once.

    azure blob storage new creds
  3. Click on + Data Pipeline to start adding data pipelines to your account.

    azure blob storage data source detail
  4. Details of individual objects and reports are available here.

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