Write Azure Blob Storage (Cloud Connectivity)

Synopsis

This operator uploads the input file to the Azure Blob Storage cloud storage.

Description

Before you can upload the input file to the selected Azure Blob Storage cloud storage, you must load it with an Open file operator.

Ensure that the correct bucket is selected, otherwise an error occurs! Buckets are container for the Azure Blob Storage objects. Each Bucket name is unique across all of Azure Blob Storage.

Input

  • file (File)

    The file object which should be uploaded to Azure Blob Storage cloud storage. The file must be provided by an Open file operator.

  • connection (Connection)

    This input port expects a Connection object if any. See the parameter connection entry for more information.

Output

  • file (File)

    The input file object is passed through and returned here.

  • connection (Connection)

    This output port delivers the Connection object from the input port. If the input port is not connected the port delivers nothing.

Parameters

  • connection_source This parameter indicates how the connection should be specified. It gives you two options, predefined and repository. The parameter is not visible if the connection input port is connected. Range: selection
  • connection_entry This parameter is only available when the connection source parameter is set to repository. This parameter is used to specify a repository location that represents a connection entry. The connection can also be provided using the connection input port. Range: string
  • connection This parameter is only available when the connection source parameter is set to predefined. The connection details for the Azure Blob Storage connection have to be specified. If you have already configured an Azure Blob Storage connection, you can select it from the drop-down list. If you have not configured an Azure Blob Storage yet, select the icon to the right of the drop-down list. Create a new Azure Blob Storage connection in the Manage connections box. The account name and account key are required. Range: configurable
  • file Enter the name of the file as it should be stored on Azure Blob Storage, e.g., /mycontainer/my_file.xls. Range: selection