Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Blob Storage


This getting started gives some clues to start working with Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Metadata Configuration

The first step is to create a Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Metadata.

Launch the Metadata creation wizard, select the appropriate Metadata in the list and follow the wizard.

Next step is to set the connection properties on the root node, as in the below example:

getting started azure blob storage metadata

The following properties are available:

Property Description Example


A label for the Blob Storage

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Storage Endpoint Url

URL of the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Account endpoint.

This URL represents the path of the Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, and will be used to connect to it.

It can be retrieved from the Azure portal.

Storage Shared Access Signature

The Shared Access Signature (SAS) of the Azure Storage account.

This is a key that can be generated on the Azural portal, for instance, and that is used to authenticate the requests.


Perform storage operations

To perform operations on a container:

  1. Create a Process

  2. From the Process Palette, add the "TOOL Azure Storage Operation"

  3. Define the parameters accordingly to your requirements

The complete documentation of each parameter can be found directly on the tool, in its description.

Below, an example with the put file operation:

getting started azure blob storage process

Sample Project

The Microsoft Azure Component ships sample project(s) that contain various examples and use cases.

You can have a look at these projects to find samples and examples describing how to use it.

Refer to Install Components to learn how to import sample projects.