Working with the Delete Activity in Azure Data Factory


We can use the delete activity in Azure Data Factory to delete files from both on-premises and cloud storage. In this article, we will discuss the delete activity with the various options available for the file deletion. I will show the following operations with the Delete Activity:

Delete files from a folder. Delete contents in the folder and folder itself. Delete specific file types in a folder. Delete a single file using a wildcard file name. Filter files using the last modified date. Delete a set of files in a folder. Deleting files from the subfolder. Logging in Delete