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The Azure Blob Storage connector will crawl content from the Azure Blob Container.

Microsoft Azure Blob storage is Microsoft's object storage solution for the cloud. Blob storage is optimized for storing massive amounts of unstructured data, such as text or binary data. 

For more information about Azure Blob storage, see the official Microsoft Azure Blob Storage documentation.

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Some features of the Azure Blob Storage connector include:

  • Performs incremental crawling (so that only new/updated documents are indexed)
  • Fetches Object ACLs (Access Control Lists) for Azure document-level security
  • Runs from any machine with access to the given Azure Blob Storage source

Content Retrieved

The Azure Blob Storage connector retrieves any type of document and its attributes. Listed below are the included documents.


Included Documents

  • Documents stored in folders
  • Documents stored in subfolders

Future Development Plan

No new features have been identified to add to the development plan.

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