Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 REST API

Use the Azure Data Lake Store REST APIs to create and manage Data Lake Store resources through Azure Resource Manager. All task operations conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification and most operations return an x-ms-request-id header that can be used to obtain information about the request. You must make sure that requests made to these resources are secure, using https. For more information on making secure requests, see Authenticating Azure Resource Manager requests.

REST Operation Groups

Operation Group Description
Accounts Provides operations to manage Data Lake Store account, including key management, and firewall rules for Data Lake Store accounts.
File System Provides filesystem operations on your Data Lake Store account.

Common parameters and headers

The following information is common to all tasks that you might do related to Data Lake Store:

  • Replace {api-version} with 2016-11-01.
  • Replace {subscription-id} in the URI with your Azure subscription identifier.
  • Replace {resource-group-name} with the resource group. For more information, see Using Resource groups to manage your Azure resources. Replace {account-name} in the URI with your Data Lake Store account name.
  • Set the Content-Type header to application/json. Set the Authorization header to a JSON Web Token that you obtain from Azure Active Directory. For more information, see Authenticating Azure Resource Manager requests.

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