Azure Event Hubs

The Azure Event Hubs feed type receives event data from Azure Event Hubs. Azure Event Hubs is a managed service hosted in the Azure cloud that can be used as a central message hub for bidirectional communication between ArcGIS Velocity and IoT devices.

For more information about Azure Event Hubs, see the Azure Event Hubs documentation.


  • A data analyst wants to collect their sensor data from Azure Event Hubs.
  • A logistics company configures an Azure Event Hubs feed to consume asset position and attribute information from their IoT sensors.

Usage notes

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


ParameterDescriptionData 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 Hubs source, for example, iothub-ns-streetligh-010101-0f024610d9.


Event Hub Entity Path

The path for the Azure Event Hubs entity, for example, Streetlights-IoT-Hub. This is also referred to as the namespace.