Azure Event Hub

The Azure Event Hub feed type receives event data from Azure Event Hub. Azure Event Hub 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 Hub, see the Azure Event Hub documentation.


  • A data analyst wants to collect their sensor data from 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 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 Hub credentials.


Shared Access Key

The shared access key for the Azure Event Hub credentials.


Event Hub Endpoint

The endpoint of the Azure Event Hub source, for example, iothub-ns-streetligh-010101-0f024610d9.


Event Hub Entity Path

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