Import to an Azure App Configuration store

This sample script imports key-value settings to an Azure App Configuration store.

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Sample script


# Import key-values from a file
az appconfig kv import --name myTestAppConfigStore --source file --path ~/Import.json

Clean up deployment

After the sample script has been run, the following command can be used to remove the resource group and all resources associated with it.

az group delete --name myResourceGroup

Script explanation

This script uses the following commands to import to an App Configuration store. Each command in the table links to command-specific documentation.

Command Notes
az appconfig kv import Imports to an App Configuration store resource.

Next steps

For more information on the Azure CLI, see the Azure CLI documentation.

Additional App Configuration CLI script samples can be found in the Azure App Configuration CLI samples.