Documentation forDatabase Mapper
Effective February 28, 2024, Database Mapper has reached its end of life and is no longer available or supported. If you liked Database Mapper, consider trying another SolarWinds product.

Database Mapper Connect Azure Data Factory

EOL: An end of life announcement has been made for Database Mapper on February 28, 2023. See the Solarwinds End of Life Policy for more information.

To document your Azure Data Factory (ADF) instance with SolarWinds Database Mapper, you'll first need to enable access to the API through your Azure Portal. 

 Note:  Your Azure Portal menu and icons may appear differently than shown below.

  1. Log in to Azure Portal, then select Azure Active Directory.Log in to Azure Portal and select Azure Active Directory
  2. Select App Registrations from the options.Azure Active Directory select App Registrations
  3. Select New registration.Azure App Registrations select New registration
  4. Complete the form to fill in the details required to Register an application.Azure Register an application form
  5. Add roles to the application.
    Additional Information: See the official Microsoft documentation for instructions on how to apply permissions to an application. Read and apply the section on Assign the application to a role. You may need to be assigned a contributor role to the application to make these changes. If that's the case, your Azure Portal administrator will need to make any required changes to your role.
  6. Gather login details for the Azure Data Factory provider to allow Database Mapper to access your Azure Data Factory.
    1. For the Client ID and Tenant ID, select the Overview page of your ADF App in Azure Portal. On this page, you'll see the Application (client) ID used as the Application ID and the Directory (tenant) ID used as the Tenant ID on the connection details.Azure ADF App Overview example
    2. Create a new secret that will be used as the Authentication Key on the login screen. Select Certificates & Secrets from the Manage menu.Azure App Overview select Certificates & secrets
    3. Select New client secret.Azure Certificates & secrets New client secret
    4. Enter a Description and set a duration for the Expires value. Select Add to view the new secret.Azure Certificates & secrets Add secret
    5. Select Properties from the General menu to view the Subscription and Resource group information.Azure App General Properties
  7. Add all collected values to the Enter the Azure Connection details form on the Azure Data Factory Connection screen, then select Validate.Database Mapper Add Solution Item Azure Data Factory example

Success: You have connected your application to Azure Data Factory!