How do I copy data from a zipped excel file into a csv Azure Data Factory

Adam Fine 1 Reputation point

Hello, I am currently having a bit of trouble trying to use the copy data activity to move my source (which is a sftp) to grab a zipped excel file, and drop it in my sink(which is a blob storage container) now when I move it it is turning the zipped file into some type of encrypted txt file. I am trying to either preserve the excel file, or transform it into a csv and cannot seem to find a work around

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  1. Evgeny Grishchenko 486 Reputation points

    Hi @Adam Fine ,

    • Which value for "compression type" does the source service have?
      • If you click preview, does it show the correct data set?
    • Which value for "compression type" does the sink service have?
    • Have you checked your mappings?