18.2 Configure your Azure Event Hub Destination in Adobe Experience Platform

18.2.1 Identify Required Azure Connection parameters

To define an Event Hub destination in Adobe Experience Platform you need your:

  • Event Hubs namespace
  • Event Hub
  • Azure SAS Key name
  • Azure SAS Key

Event Hub and EventHub namespace have been defined in the previous exercise: Exercise 1 - Setup Event Hub in Azure

Event Hubs Namespace

To lookup the above information in Azure Portal, navigate to https://portal.azure.com/#home. Make sure that you are using the correct Azure account.

Select All Resources in Azure Portal:

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Event Hub

Look for a resource with resource type Event Hubs Namespace, if you followed the naming conventions used in the previous exercise you Event Hubs Namespace will be ldap-aep-enablement, for example mmeewis-aep-enablement. Take a note of it, you will need it in the next exercise.

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Click on the Event Hubs Namespace name to get the details:

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Select Event Hubs to get a list of Event Hubs defined in your Event Hubs Namespace, if you followed the naming conventions used in the previous exercise you will find an Event Hub named ldap-aep-enablement-event-hub, for example mmeewis-aep-enablement-event-hub. Take a note of it, you will need it in the next exercise.

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SAS Key Name

Select Shared access policies for your Event Hubs Namespace

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You will see a list of Shared access policies. The SAS Key that we are looking for is RootManageSharedAccessKey. This is the SAS Key name. Write it down.

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SAS Key Value

Click on the RootManageSharedAccessKey to get the SAS Key Value. And press the Copy to clipboard icon to copy the Primary key:

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Destination Values Summary

At this point you should have identified all the values needed to define the Azure Event Hub destination in Adobe Experience Platform Real-time CDP.

Destination Attribute Name Destination Attribute Value Example Value
sasKeyName SAS Key Name RootManageSharedAccessKey
sasKey SAS Key Value srREx9ShJG1Rv7f/…
namespace Event Hubs Namespace mmeewis-aep-enablement
eventHubName Event Hub mmeewis-aep-enablement-event-hub

18.2.2 Create Azure Event Hub Destination in Adobe Experience Platform

Log in to Adobe Experience Platform by going to this URL: https://experience.adobe.com/platform.

After logging in, you’ll land on the homepage of Adobe Experience Platform.

Data Ingestion

Before you continue, you need to select a sandbox. The sandbox to select is named --aepSandboxId--. You can do this by clicking the text Production Prod in the blue line on top of your screen.

Data Ingestion

After selecting the appropriate sandbox, you’ll see the screen change and now you’re in your dedicated sandbox.

Data Ingestion

After selecting the appropriate sandbox, you’ll see the screen change and now you’re in your dedicated sandbox. Go to Destinations.

Data Ingestion

Select Cloud Storage and go to Azure Event Hubs and click Configure:

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Fill in the destination values that you have collected in the previous exercise. Next, click Connect to Destination.

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If your credentials were correct, you’ll see a confirmation: Connected.

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Click Next.

In the next screen, enter the name and description in the format ldap-aep-enablement. Enter eventHubName (see previous exercise) and click Create destination.

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You can skip segment activation for now. You can hit the Save & exit button:

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Your destination is now created and available in Adobe Experience Platform.

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Next Step: 18.3 Create a Streaming Segment

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