Event Hubs service REST - Common parameters and headers

These APIs enable you to access the Event Hubs service to perform operations on event hubs.

Common parameters

The following information is common to all tasks related to Event Hubs publisher policy:

  • Replace {api-version} with 2014-01 in the URL.

  • Replace {servicebusNamespace} with the name of the namespace.

  • Replace {eventHubPath} with the path to your event hub.

  • Replace {publisherName} with the name of your publisher.

  • Replace {partitionId} with the ID of a partition on an event hub.

Common headers

  • Set the Content-Type header to application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=utf-8.

  • Set the Authorization header to one of the following tokens:

    • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) JSON Web Token (JWT) token. Example: Authorization: Bearer <Azure AD JWT token>.

      For information on generating an Azure AD token, see Get Azure AD token.

    • A SAS token. Example: Authorization: SharedAccessSignature sr=<NAMESPACE NAME>.servicebus.windows.net&sig=<SHARED ACCESS KEY>&se=<TOKEN EXPIRY INSTANT>&skn=<SHARED KEY NAME>.

      For information on generating a SAS token, see Generate a Shared Access Signature token.

  • (Optional) Set the x-ms-retrypolicy header to NoRetry, to disable automatic retry on send operations when transient errors occur.

  • Set the optional broker properties header to a JSON-encoded list. For example, to target a specific partition via PartitionKey, use the following example:

    POST https://your-namespace.servicebus.windows.net/your-event-hub/messages?timeout=60&api-version=2014-01 HTTP/1.1  
    Authorization: SharedAccessSignature sr=your-namespace.servicebus.windows.net&sig=tYu8qdH563Pc96Lky0SFs5PhbGnljF7mLYQwCZmk9M0%3d&se=1403736877&skn=RootManageSharedAccessKey  
    Content-Type: application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=utf-8  
    Host: your-namespace.servicebus.windows.net  
    BrokerProperties: {"PartitionKey": "32119834-65f3-48c1-b366-619df2e4c400"}  
    { "DeviceId":"dev-01", "Temperature":"37.0" }  
  • Set the optional UserProperties header to a list of custom properties with property name as key and property value as value. For example:

    WindAlert: Strong Winds  
    GeneralAlert: Thunderstorms  


You can perform the following publisher policy operations: