Submit an Adaptive Form to Azure Blob Storage

The Submit to Azure Blob Storage Submit Action connects an Adaptive Form with a Microsoft® Azure portal. You can submit the form data, files, attachments, or Document of Record to the connected Azure Storage containers.

AEM as a Cloud Service offers various out of the box submit actions for handling form submissions. You can learn more about these options in the Adaptive Form Submit Action article.


Some of the advantages of Azure Blob Storage integration with AEM Forms are:

  • It helps in streamlining the process of submitting Adaptive Form data, files, attachments, and Document of Record to Azure Storage containers.
  • It uses Azure Blob Storage for centralized and organized storage of Adaptive Form submissions.

Connect AEM Forms with Microsoft® Azure Blob Storage

To use Azure Blob Storage in Adaptive Forms Submit Action:

  1. Create an Azure Blob Storage Container: It connects AEM Forms to Azure Storage containers.
  2. Use Azure Storage Configuration in an Adaptive Form: It connects your Adaptive Form to configured Azure Storage containers.

Create an Azure Blob Storage Container create-azure-configuration

To connect AEM Forms to your Azure Storage containers:

  1. Go to your AEM Forms Author instance > Tools > Cloud Services > Azure Storage.

  2. Once you select the Azure Storage, you are redirected to Azure Storage Browser.

  3. Select a Configuration Container. The configuration is stored in the selected Configuration Container.

  4. Click Create. The Create Azure Storage Configuration wizard appears.

    Azure Storage Configuration

  5. Specify the Title, Azure Storage Account and Azure Access key.

    • You can retrieve Azure Storage Account name and Azure Access key from the Storage Accounts in the Microsoft® Azure portal.
  6. Click Save.

Now, you can use this Azure Storage container configuration for the submit action in an Adaptive Form.

Use Azure Storage Configuration in an Adaptive Form use-azure-storage-configuartion-in-af

You can use the created Azure Storage container configuration in an Adaptive Form, to save data or generated Document of Record in Azure Storage container. Perform the following steps to use Azure Storage container configuration in an Adaptive Form as:

  1. Create an Adaptive Form.

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    • Select the same Configuration Container for an Adaptive Form, where you have created your OneDrive storage.
    • If no Configuration Container is selected, then the global Storage Configuration folders appear in the Submit Action properties window.
  2. Select Submit Action as Submit to Azure Blob Storage.
    Azure Blob Storage GIF

  3. Select the Storage Configuration, where you want to save your data.

  4. Click Save to save the Submit settings.

When you submit the form, the data is saved in the specified Azure Storage container configuration.
Folder structure to save data is /configuration_container/form_name/year/month/date/submission_id/data.