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You can create an account from Designer or Manager. In Designer, when working on pipelines, every Snap that needs an account prompts you to create a new account or use an existing account. The accounts can be created in or used from:

  • Your private project folder: This folder contains the pipelines that will use the account.
  • Your Project Space’s shared folder: This folder is accessible to all the users that belong to the Project Space.
  • The global shared folder: This folder is accessible to all the users within an organization in the SnapLogic instance.

Account Configuration

In Manager, you can navigate to the required folder and create an account in it (see Accounts). To create an account for binary files:

  1. Click Create, then select Binary, then Azure Storage.
  2. Supply an account label.
  3. Supply the necessary information.

  4. (Optional) Supply additional information on this account in the Notes field of the Info tab.
  5. Click Apply.

Account Settings

Parameter Name
Data Type
Default Value
LabelStringUnique name for the account.N/AAzure Account for Hadoop
Account nameString

Azure storage account name

Auth Typedropdown

Select the authorization type that you want to consider while setting up the account. Options available are:

  • Access Key

Access KeyString

Appears when you select Access Key in the Auth Type. Enter the primary access key is associated with the Azure storage account. 

 SAS URIString

Appears when you select SAS URI in the Auth Type. Specify the URI containing SAS token to perform read/write operations in the Azure Storage account.

SAS URI is generated in the Azure portal or from the SAS Generator Snap. 


SAS URI provided in the Snap suppresses the account settings. SAS URI from the Snap settings will be considered.
Blob endpointString
This is the Azure storage blob endpoint. Leave this property empty to use the default endpoint ("https://<storage-account-name>").

Account Encryption

Standard Encryption

If you are using Standard Encryption, the High sensitivity settings under Enhanced Encryption are followed.

Enhanced Encryption

If you have the Enhanced Account Encryption feature, the following describes which fields are encrypted for each sensitivity level selected per each account.

  • High: Primary access key
  • Medium + High: Primary access key
  • Low + Medium + High: Primary access key