The following table provides naming rules for Data Factory artifacts.
This article applies to version 2 of Data Factory, which is currently in preview. If you are using version 1 of the Data Factory service, which is generally available (GA), see naming rules in Data Factory version1.
Unique across Microsoft Azure. Names are case-insensitive, that is, MyDF and 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.
Maximum number of characters in a table name: 260.
Object names must start with a letter, number, or an underscore (_).
Following characters are not allowed: “.”, “+”, “?”, “/”, “<”, ”>”,”*”,”%”,”&”,”:”,”\”
Unique across Microsoft Azure. Names are case-insensitive.
Maximum number of characters: 1000.
Name can contain letters, digits, and the following characters: “-”, “_”, “,” and “.”
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