ADF - how to copy and customize same pipeline from one subscription to another?

Nguyen, Hoa 331 Reputation points

I have a pipeline which is a chain of several sprocs, activities etc... My ADF uses user assigned managed identity of the relevant subscription, let's call it ArchiveUser and several Azure sql servers and azure blob storages.

Pipeline in Dev
Dev subscription
ArchiveUser set up in dev subscription
Azure sql servers in dev subscription
Azure blob storage in dev subscription

My question is how to copy and customize those settings for another subscription?

We have 4 subscriptions Dev, test, stage and prod.
Each of these subscriptions is meant to have the same pipeline with the exception of pointing to relevant resources in their appropriate subscription.
In traditional SSIS, there is a .DTSConfig which contains the config variables for these resources.

Thank you!

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  1. BhargavaGunnam-MSFT 28,111 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Nguyen, Hoa ,

    Welcome to the MS Q&A platform.

    From your Dev pipeline, You can export the pipeline template by clicking on the "Export template" option as shown in the below screenshot.


    Once you have exported the template, open your test ADF(from another subscription) and import the template here by clicking on the "Import from pipeline template" option, as shown below.


    Please note, you will need to create the linked services during the Import process or choose the existing linked services. The data source is pulled from the import template.
    Also, if you already have a data set with the same name in the test data factory then the name will change to 'dataset1'(1 will be appended).

    I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions.


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