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An Azure blob storage container can be defined as an input and/or output location for your videos using either the LightFlow portal or API.

Using the LightFlow Portal

Click the Azure icon on the I/O Storage page:

On the Azure Storage Creation page that appears, enter the following information:

  • Name: Name of the Azure location as it will be displayed in LightFlow
  • Azure blob storage container name: Azure bucket name
  • Microsoft account name: Azure account name
  • Microsoft account key: Azure account secret key
  • Type: Select Input, Output or Input & Output (the same bucket can be selected for input and also as a repository for the output files)

Using the LightFlow API

To create an Azure endpoint with the API, send a POST instruction to

The response will include the unique identifier of the input/output storage location, which can be later selected as input (InputId) and/or output (OutputId) when posting a video.

curl -XPOST '' \
  -H 'authorization: Bearer API_KEY' \
  -H 'content-type: application/json' \
  -d '{
      "storageId": "azure",
      "storageType": "input-output",
      "name": "azure bucket",
      "args": [{
        "id": "bucket",
        "value": "custom_bucket"
        "id": "accountName",
        "value": "account_name"
        "id": "accountKey",
        "value": "account_key"

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