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MIMB Bridge Documentation

MIMB Import Bridge from Microsoft Azure Data Factory - New Beta Bridge

Bridge Specifications

Vendor Microsoft
Tool Name Azure Data Factory
Tool Version Gen2
Tool Web Site https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/data-factory/
Supported Methodology [Data Integration] Multi-Model, Data Store (Physical Data Model), ETL (Source and Target Data Stores, Transformation Lineage, Expression Parsing) via Java REST API

SPECIFICATIONS
Tool: Microsoft / Azure Data Factory version Gen2 via Java REST API
See https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/data-factory/
Metadata: [Data Integration] Multi-Model, Data Store (Physical Data Model), ETL (Source and Target Data Stores, Transformation Lineage, Expression Parsing)
Component: MicrosoftAzureDataFactory version 11.0.0

DISCLAIMER
This bridge requires internet access to https://repo.maven.apache.org/maven2/ (and exceptionally a few other tool sites)
in order to download the necessary third party software libraries into $HOME/data/download/MIMB/
- If https fails, the bridge then tries with http.
- If a proxy is used to access internet, you must configure that proxy in the JRE (see the -j option in the Miscellaneous parameter).
- If the bridge does not have access to internet, that directory can be copied from another server with internet access.
By running this bridge, you hereby acknowledge responsibility for the license terms and any potential security vulnerabilities from these downloaded third party software libraries.

OVERVIEW
Reads Azure Data Factory using REST API.

REQUIREMENTS
n/a

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
n/a

LIMITATIONS
Refer to the current general known limitations at http://metaintegration.com/Products/MIMB/MIMBKnownLimitations.html or bundled in Documentation/ReadMe/MIMBKnownLimitations.html

SUPPORT
Provide a trouble shooting package with:
- the debug log (can be set in the UI or in conf/conf.properties with MIR_LOG_LEVEL=6)
- the metadata backup if available (can be set in the Miscellaneous parameter with option -backup) ""


Bridge Parameters

Parameter Name Description Type Values Default Scope
Application (client) ID Application (client) ID as registered in Azure Active Directory - App registrations. STRING     Mandatory
Client secret "A secret string that the application uses to prove its identity when requesting a token. Also can be referred to as application password." PASSWORD     Mandatory
Directory (tenant) ID Directory ID STRING     Mandatory
Subscription ID Subscription ID STRING     Mandatory
Resource Groups List of resource group to browse in order to select 'Items to import'
When empty, bridge will import all available factories, e.g.
resource1;resource2
STRING      
Items to import Items to import. It could be any mix of Data Factory, Trigger, Pipeline or DataFlow
When empty, bridge will use 'Resource Groups' parameter to import all their data factories
REPOSITORY_SUBSET      
Miscellaneous Specify miscellaneous options starting with a dash and optionally followed by parameters, e.g.
-connection.cast MyDatabase1="SQL Server"
Some options can be used multiple times if applicable, e.g.
-connection.rename NewConnection1=OldConnection1 -connection.rename NewConnection2=OldConnection2;
As the list of options can become a long string, it is possible to load it from a file which must be located in ${MODEL_BRIDGE_HOME}\data\MIMB\parameters and have the extension .txt. In such case, all options must be defined within that file as the only value of this parameter, e.g.
ETL/Miscellaneous.txt

-m <Java Memory's maximum size>
1G by default on 64bits JRE or as set in conf/conf.properties, e.g.
-m 8G
-m 8000M

-j <Java Runtime Environment command line options>
This option must be the last one in the Miscellaneous parameter as all the text after -j is passed "as is" to the JRE, e.g.
-j -Dname=value -Xms1G
The following option must be set when a proxy is used to access internet (this is critical to access https://repo.maven.apache.org/maven2/ (and exceptionally a few other tool sites) in order to download the necessary third party software libraries.
-j -Dhttp.proxyHost=127.0.0.1 -Dhttp.proxyPort=3128 -Dhttps.proxyHost=127.0.0.1 -Dhttps.proxyPort=3128 -Dhttp.proxyUser=user -Dhttp.proxyPassword=pass -Dhttps.proxyUser=user -Dhttps.proxyPassword=pass

-jre <Java Runtime Environment full path name>
It can be an absolute path to javaw.exe on Windows or a link/script path on Linux, e.g.
-jre "c:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_211\bin\javaw.exe"

-v <Environment variable value>
None by default, e.g.
-v var1=value1 -v var2="value2 with spaces"

-model.name <model name>
Override the model name, e.g.
-model.name "My Model Name"

-prescript <script name>
The script must be located in the bin directory, and have .bat or .sh extension.
The script path must not include any parent directory symbol (..).
The script should return exit code 0 to indicate success, or another value to indicate failure.
For example:
-prescript "script.bat arg1 arg2"

-cache.clear
Clears the cache before the import, and therefore will run a full import without incremental harvesting.
Warning: this is a system option managed by the application calling the bridge and should not be set by users.

-backup <directory>
Full path of an empty directory to save the metadata input files for further troubleshooting.

-restore <backup directory path>
Specify the backup directory to be restored, e.g.
-restore C:\test\restoreDir

-pppd
Create the connections and connection data sets in DI/ETL design models. This feature should only be used when intending to export to another DI/ETL tool.
STRING      

 

Bridge Mapping

Mapping information is not available

Last updated on Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:37:51

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