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Azure Storage Queues binding spec

Detailed documentation on the Azure Storage Queues binding component

Component format

To setup Azure Storage Queues binding create a component of type See this guide on how to create and apply a binding configuration.

kind: Component
  name: <NAME>
  version: v1
  - name: accountName
    value: "account1"
  - name: accountKey
    value: "***********"
  - name: queueName
    value: "myqueue"
# - name: ttlInSeconds
#   value: "60"
# - name: decodeBase64
#   value: "false"
# - name: endpoint
#   value: ""

Spec metadata fields

Field Required Binding support Details Example
accountName Y Input/Output The name of the Azure Storage account "account1"
accountKey Y* Input/Output The access key of the Azure Storage account. Only required when not using Azure AD authentication. "access-key"
queueName Y Input/Output The name of the Azure Storage queue "myqueue"
ttlInSeconds N Output Parameter to set the default message time to live. If this parameter is omitted, messages will expire after 10 minutes. See also "60"
decodeBase64 N Output Configuration to decode base64 file content before saving to Blob Storage. (In case of saving a file with binary content). true is the only allowed positive value. Other positive variations like "True", "1" are not acceptable. Defaults to false true, false
endpoint N Input/Output Optional custom endpoint URL. This is useful when using the Azurite emulator or when using custom domains for Azure Storage (although this is not officially supported). The endpoint must be the full base URL, including the protocol (http:// or https://), the IP or FQDN, and optional port. "" or ""

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication

The Azure Storage Queue binding component supports authentication using all Azure Active Directory mechanisms. See the docs for authenticating to Azure to learn more about the relevant component metadata fields based on your choice of Azure AD authentication mechanism.

Binding support

This component supports both input and output binding interfaces.

This component supports output binding with the following operations:

  • create

Specifying a TTL per message

Time to live can be defined on queue level (as illustrated above) or at the message level. The value defined at message level overwrites any value set at queue level.

To set time to live at message level use the metadata section in the request body during the binding invocation.

The field name is ttlInSeconds.


curl -X POST http://localhost:3500/v1.0/bindings/myStorageQueue \
  -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
  -d '{
        "data": {
          "message": "Hi"
        "metadata": {
          "ttlInSeconds": "60"
        "operation": "create"

Last modified November 9, 2022: Azurite queue default port is 10001 (ddc252ef)