I can't download image into datalake from URLs using Copy activity

youssef125 266 Reputation points


I'm using Azure data factory, copy activity to download an image from URL into a Datalake, the copy activity works as expected example :


so the image is shown as expected from all the URL configured in Service link except this one :

here's the result which I'm getting :

Do you have any explanations why I'm getting Sephra image like this in the datalake ?

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  1. ShaikMaheer-MSFT 38,326 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @youssef125 ,

    Thank you for posting query in Microsoft Q&A Platform.

    I tried to copy image to data lake storage using Copy activity. It was working fine for me. I am able to preview the image as well.

    You should use binary as formatter while creating source and sink datasets.

    Please check below screenshots of my implementation:

    Source dataset:

    Sink dataset:

    Image in Data lake:

    Hope this will help. Please let us know if any further queries.


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