Azure Data Factory - naming rules
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The following table provides naming rules for Data Factory artifacts.
||Unique across Microsoft Azure. Names are case-insensitive, that is,
mydf refer to the same data factory.
- Each data factory is tied to exactly one Azure subscription.
- Object names must start with a letter or a number, and can contain only letters, numbers, and the dash (-) character.
- Every dash (-) character must be immediately preceded and followed by a letter or a number. Consecutive dashes are not permitted in container names.
- Name can be 3-63 characters long.
||Unique with in a data factory. Names are case-insensitive.
- Object names must start with a letter, number, or an underscore (_).
- Following characters are not allowed: “.”, “+”, “?”, “/”, “<”, ”>”,”*”,”%”,”&”,”:”,”\”
- Dashes ("-") are not allowed in the names of linked services and of datasets only.
||Unique across Microsoft Azure. Names are case-insensitive.
||For more info, see Azure naming rules and restrictions.
Learn how to create data factories by following step-by-step instructions in Quickstart: create a data factory article.