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Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection properties

When you set up a Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection properties:
Connection property
Description
Connection Name
Name of the connection.
The name is not case sensitive. It must be unique within the domain. You can change this property after you create the connection. The name cannot exceed 128 characters, contain spaces, or contain the following special characters: ~ ` ! $ % ^ & * ( ) - + = { [ } ] | \ : ; " ' < , > . ? /
Description
Optional. Description that you use to identity the connection.
The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
Type
The Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connection type.
If you do not see the connection type, go to the Add-On Connectors page to install the connector.
Runtime Environment
Name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
Specify a Secure Agent, Hosted Agent, or serverless runtime environment.
Account Name
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 account name or the service name.
Client ID
The ID of your application to complete the OAuth authentication in the Azure Active Directory (AD).
Client Secret
The client secret key to complete the OAuth authentication in the Azure AD.
Tenant ID
The directory ID of the Azure AD.
File System Name
The name of an existing file system in the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 account.
Directory Path
The path of an existing directory without the file system name. There is no default directory. You can select one of the following syntax:
  • - / for root directory.
  • - /dir1
  • - dir1/dir2
Adls Gen2 End-point
Type of Microsoft Azure end-points.
You can choose one of the following end-points:
  • - core.windows.net. Default
  • - core.usgovcloudapi.net. To select the Azure Government end-points.
Note: You cannot configure the Azure Government end-points in elastic mappings.
For more information about creating a client ID and a client secret, see Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Documentation.