Azure Event Hub

Azure Event Hubs is a managed service hosted in the Azure cloud that can be used as a central message hub for bi-directional communication between ArcGIS Velocity and your IoT devices.

For more information on Azure Event Hubs, see Azure Event Hubs documentation.


  • A data analyst wishes to ingest their sensor data available on an Azure Event Hub.
  • A logistics company configures an Azure Event Hub feed to consume asset position and attribute information from their IoT sensors.

Usage notes

  • Azure Event Hub connection properties can be obtained from the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub in the Azure portal.
  • After configuring feed connection properties, see Configure input data to learn how to define the schema and the key properties.


ParameterExplanationData Type

Shared Access Key Name

The shared access key name for the Azure Event Hubs credentials.


Shared Access Key

The shared access key for the Azure Event Hubs credentials.


Event Hub Endpoint

The endpoint of the Azure Event Hub. For example:



Event Hub Entity Path

The entity path for the Azure Event Hub. This is also referred to as the namespace. For example: