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This page helps you creating Azure Blob as an Application Target that can be used in a Process Flow as an activity.

Follow the steps given below to create Azure Blob type of application target.

  1. Click Configure > TARGETS > Application Target.

  2. Click Create Application Target.


  3. In the Name field, enter a name for the Azure Blob application target.

  4. In the Description field, enter a description for the Azure Blob application target.

  5. In the Application field, select Azure Blob as the type of application target.

  6. In the Account field, select the Azure Blob account that you want to use as the target.
    You can also create an Azure Blob account and use it as the target by clicking the  icon, and then providing the following information on the Create New Account screen.

    Field Name

    Description

    Provide a name for this account. e.g. "MyAccount"

    A short, descriptive name that helps you re-use this account in future.

    Access Type

    This field governs the type of authentication you choose to connect to your Azure Blob.

    Note: You can select Azure AD, Shared Key, or Shared Access Signatures as the Access Type. Based on your selection, the next field will ask you for the required input (Id, Key, or Signature) to proceed. For example, if you select Azure AD as the Access Type, the next field in the form will be Tenant Id where you’d need to enter the Tenant Id of your Azure Blob account.

    You can select one of the following Access Types:

    1. Azure AD This option facilitates OAuth based authentication and the user experience will be the same as the other OAuth apps.
      Once you select Azure AD as Access Type, you’ll require the Tenant Id to enter in the next field. To know how to get the Tenant Id refer to this page in the Microsoft Azure documentation.
      After clicking Continue, the user would need to enter the Azure credentials in a new window.
    2. Shared Key – Facilitates non-OAuth based authentication. To know how to get the Shared Key, refer to this page in the Microsoft Azure documentation.
      As you complete all the fields and click Continue, your account will be created and saved.
      You may want to test if you’d be able to connect this account with Azure Blob by clicking Test.
    3. Shared Access Signatures Facilitates non-OAuth based authentication. To know how to get the Shared Access Signature, refer to this page in the Microsoft Azure documentation.
      As you complete all the fields and click Continue, your account will be created and saved.
      You may want to test if you’d be able to connect this account with Azure Blob by clicking Test.

    Storage Account Name

    Name of your storage account in Azure.

    Container Name

    Name of the container in the selected Storage Account.

    Select Project

    Name of your Project in which you want to create a Template/Transaction.

    Once you have provided the information, click  to use the account as the target.

  7. In the Action field, select either of the following actions based on your requirement.

    Sl. no.

    Action

    Description

    1

    Put Block Blob

    The Put Block operation creates a new Block blob.

    2

    Create Page Blob

    The Create Page Blob operation creates a new Page blob.

    3Update Page BlobThe Update Page Blob operation writes a range of pages to an existing Page blob.

    4

    Put Append Blob

    The Put Append Blob operation append a blob.

    5

    Set Blob Snapshot

    The Snapshot Blob operation creates a read-only snapshot of a blob.

    5

    Delete Blob

    The Delete Blob operation marks the specified blob or snapshot for deletion. The blob is later deleted during garbage collection.

    6

    Undelete Blob

    The Undelete Blob operation restores the contents and metadata of a soft deleted blob and any associated soft deleted snapshots.


  8. In the Folder field, specify the path of the target folder.

  9. In the File Name field, enter the name of the target file as per your requirement.

  10. In the Time Stamp field, select the format of date and time. The date and time gets appended to the target file name in the same format as selected by you in this field.

  11. Expand Advanced Properties.

  12. In the Select Project field, select the project.

  13. Click Save.