SearchBlox Developer Documentation

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Azure Blob Data Source

Configuring SearchBlox

Before using Azure Blob Data Source, install SearchBlox successfully and create a Custom Collection.

Getting Azure keys

Login to Azure and get the Storage account name and Access keys (key1) for Azure Blob storage based on the storage that you are to index in SearchBlox

Configuring Azure Blob Data Source

  • Download the SearchBlox Connector UI. Extract the downloaded zip to a folder.

Contact [email protected] to request the download link for SearchBlox Connectors UI. The following steps include the example paths for both Windows as well as Linux. In Windows, the connector would be installed in the C drive.

  • Unzip the archive under C:* or /opt*.
  • Create a data folder on your drive where the files would be temporarily stored.
  • Configure the following properties once you create a data source in the connector UI.

Accessing Connector UI


Data Folder where the data needs to be stored. Make sure it has write permission.


SearchBlox API Key. API key would be available in Admin Dashboard Menu -> Admin ->Licence page


The name of the custom collection in SearchBlox.


SearchBlox URL


Blob URL for Azure


Access key for Azure blob storage


Azure storage account name


File formats to be excluded


Maximum size of static folder after which it should be sweeped in MB.

search url & delete-api-url:

Make sure that the port number is right. If your SearchBlox runs in 8080 port the URLs should be right by default.

Updated 6 months ago

Azure Blob Data Source

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