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Azure Blob Storage Data Source API

Audience: Data Owners

Content Summary: The azureblob endpoint allows you to connect and manage Azure Blob Storage data sources in Immuta.

Note

Additional fields may be included in some responses you receive; however, these attributes are for internal purposes and are therefore undocumented.

Azure Blob Workflow

  1. Create a data source.
  2. Get information about a data source.
  3. Manage data sources.

Create a Data Source

Endpoint

Method Path Purpose
POST /azureblob/handler Save the provided connection for an Azure Blob Storage data source.

Query Parameters

None.

Payload Parameters

Attribute Description Required
Private boolean When false, the data source will be publicly available in the Immuta UI. Yes
BlobHandler array[object] A list of full URLs providing the locations of all blob store handlers to use with this data source. Yes
BlobHandlerType string Describes the type of underlying blob handler that will be used with this data source (e.g., MS SQL). Yes
RecordFormat string The data format of blobs in the data source, such as json, xml, html, or jpeg. Yes
Type string The type of data source: ingested (metadata will exist in Immuta) or queryable (metadata is dynamically queried). Yes
Name string The name of the data source. It must be unique within the Immuta instance. Yes
SqlTableName string A string that represents this data source's table in the Query Engine. Yes
Organization string The organization that owns the data source. Yes
Category string The category of the data source. No
Description string The description of the data source. No
Owner array[object] Users and groups that should be added as owners to this data source. Profiles must be a list of profile IDs and groups must be a list of group IDs: { "profiles": [3, 5], "groups": [4, 1999] }. No
Expert array[object] Users and groups that should be added as expert users to this data source. Profiles must be a list of profile IDs and groups must be a list of group IDs: { "profiles": [87, 199], "groups": [324] }. No
Ingest array[object] Users and groups that should be added as ingest users to this data source. Profiles must be a list of profile IDs and groups must be a list of group IDs: { "profiles": [34, 23], "groups": [32] }. No
HasExamples boolean When true, the data source contains examples. No

Response Parameters

Attribute Description
Id integer The handler ID.
DataSourceId integer The ID of the data source.
Warnings string This message describes issues with the created data source, such as the data source being unhealthy.
ConnectionString string The connection string used to connect the data source to Immuta.

Request Example

The following request saves the provided connection information (in example-payload.json) as a data source.

curl \
    --request POST \
    --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer dea464c07bd07300095caa8" \
    --data @example-payload.json \
    https://your-immuta-url.com/azureblob/handler

Request Payload Example

{
  "handler": {
    "metadata": {
      "tagAttributes": [],
      "eventTimeAttribute": "",
      "useDirectoryForTags": false,
      "sasToken": "?sv=your=sas?token",
      "sasTokenUrl": "https://your.blob.example.windows.net/sastoken-url",
      "container": "demodata"
    }
  },
  "dataSource": {
    "blobHandler": {
      "scheme": "https",
      "url": ""
    },
    "expiration": "2021-10-24T03:59:59.999Z",
    "blobHandlerType": "Azure Blob Storage",
    "recordFormat": "",
    "type": "ingested",
    "name": "dev",
    "sqlTableName": "dev"
  }
}

Response Example

{
  "id": 18,
  "dataSourceId": 18
}

Get Information About a Data Source

Endpoint

Method Path Purpose
GET /azureblob/handler/{handlerId} Return the handler metadata associated with the provided handler ID.

Query Parameters

Attribute Description Required
HandlerId integer The specific handler ID. Yes
SkipCache boolean If true, the handler cache will be skipped when retrieving the handler data. No

Response Parameters

Attribute Description
DataSourceId integer The data source ID.
Value array Details regarding the handler, including container, accountname, sasTokenURL, ingestUserId, tagAttributes, dataSourceName, refreshInterval, eventTimeAttribute, useDirectoryForTags.

Request Example

The following request returns the handler metadata associated with the provided handler ID.

curl \
    --request GET \
    --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer dea464c07bd07300095caa8" \
    https://your-immuta-url.com/azureblob/handler/67

Response Example

{
  "dataSourceId": 427,
  "metadata": {
    "container": "integration",
    "accountName": "integration-tests",
    "sasTokenUrl": "https://your.blob.example.windows.net/",
    "ingestUserId": "azure blob storage_indexer_example",
    "tagAttributes": [],
    "dataSourceName": "Test",
    "refreshInterval": 0,
    "eventTimeAttribute": "",
    "useDirectoryForTags": false
  },
  "type": "azureBlobStorageHandler",
  "connectionString": "integration-tests/integration",
  "remoteTableDescription": null,
  "id": 427,
  "createdAt": "2021-09-22T18:45:47.744Z",
  "updatedAt": "2021-09-22T18:45:47.969Z"
}

Manage Data Sources

Method Path Purpose
PUT /azureblob/handler/{handlerId} Update the provided information for an Azure Blob Storage data source.
PUT /azureblob/bulk Update the handler metadata associated with the provided connection string.
PUT /azureblob/handler/{handlerId}/crawl Re-crawl the data source and update the metadata.

Update a Specific Data Source

Endpoint

Method Path Purpose
PUT /azureblob/handler/{handlerId} Update the provided information for an Azure Blob Storage data source.

Query Parameters

Attribute Description Required
HandlerId integer The specific handler ID. Yes
SkipCache boolean When true, will skip the handler cache when retrieving metadata. No

Response Parameters

Attribute Description
Id integer The ID of the handler.
DataSourceId integer The data source ID.
Metadata array Details regarding the updated information.

Request Example

The following request with the payload below updates the metadata for the data source with the handler ID 18.

curl \
    --request PUT \
    --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer dea464c07bd07300095caa8" \
    --data @example-payload.json \
    https://your-immuta-url.com/azureblob/handler/18
Payload Request Example
{
  "dataSourceId": 18,
  "metadata": {
    "container": "testdata",
    "accountName": "integration-tests",
    "sasTokenUrl": "https://your.blob.example.windows.net/",
    "ingestUserId": "azure blob storage_indexer_example",
    "tagAttributes": [],
    "dataSourceName": "dev",
    "refreshInterval": 0,
    "eventTimeAttribute": "",
    "useDirectoryForTags": false
  },
  "type": "azureBlobStorageHandler",
  "connectionString": "your/testdata",
  "remoteTableDescription": null,
  "id": 18,
  "createdAt": "2021-09-23T18:47:52.976Z",
  "updatedAt": "2021-09-23T18:47:53.194Z"
}

Response Example

{
  "id": 18,
  "dataSourceId": 18,
  "metadata": {
    "sasToken": "2:your?sastoken==",
    "container": "testdata",
    "accountName": "your-account-name",
    "sasTokenUrl": "2:your?sastokenurlTS",
    "ingestAPIKey": "996samplee89c1apia7ckey9",
    "ingestUserId": "azure blob storage_indexer_example",
    "tagAttributes": [],
    "dataSourceName": "dev",
    "refreshInterval": 0,
    "eventTimeAttribute": "",
    "useDirectoryForTags": false
  }
}

Update Multiple Data Sources

Endpoint

Method Path Purpose
PUT /azureblob/bulk Update the data source metadata associated with the provided connection string.

Query Parameters

None.

Payload Parameters

Attribute Description Required
Handler metadata Includes metadata about the handler, such as ssl, port, database, hostname, username, and password. Yes
ConnectionString string The connection string used to connect to the data sources. Yes

Response Parameters

Attribute Description
BulkId string The ID of the bulk data source update.
ConnectionString string The connection string shared by the data sources bulk updated.
JobsCreated integer The number of jobs that ran to update the data sources; this number corresponds to the number of data sources updated.

Request Example

The following request updates the autoIngest value to true for data sources with the connection string specified in the payload below.

curl \
    --request PUT \
    --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer dea464c07bd07300095caa8" \
    --data @example-payload.json \
    https://your-immuta-url.com/azureblob/bulk
Payload Example
{
  "ids": [
    5, 6
  ],
  "connectionString": "integration-tests/integration",
  "handler": {
    "metadata": {
      "autoIngest": true
    }
  }
}

Response Example

{
  "bulkId": "bulk_ds_update_dd2600809bf8418dbea2706d6f456636",
  "connectionString": "integration-tests/integration",
  "jobsCreated": 0
}

Re-crawl the Data Source

Endpoint

Method Path Purpose
PUT /azureblob/handler/{handlerId}/crawl Re-crawls the data source and updates the metadata.

Query Parameters

Attribute Description Required
HandlerId integer The specific handler ID. Yes

Response Parameters

The response returns a string of characters that identify the job run.

Request Example

The following request re-crawls the data source.

curl \
    --request PUT \
    --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
    --header "Authorization: Bearer dea464c07bd07300095caa8" \
    https://your-immuta-url.com/azureblob/hanfler/427/crawl

Response Example

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