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Create an Azure ADLS Gen2 Datastore

Last updated: 11-05-2021

This template creates a ADLS Gen2 datastore in Azure Machine Learning workspace.

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Parameter Name Description
workspaceName Specifies the name of the Azure Machine Learning workspace which will hold this datastore target.
datastoreName The name of the datastore, case insensitive, can only contain alphanumeric characters and underscore
accountName The name of the storage account.
fileSystem The file system name of the ADLS Gen2.
tenantId The service principal Tenant ID.
clientId The service principal's client/application ID.
clientSecret The service principal's secret.
storageAccountSubscriptionId Optional : The subscription ID of the storage account. Defaults to selected subscription
storageAccountResourceGroup Optional : The resource group of the storage account. Defaults to selected resource group
resourceUrl Optional : Determines what operations will be performed on the data lake store.
authorityUrl Optional : Authority url used to authenticate the user.
skipValidation Optional : If set to true, the call will skip Datastore validation. Defaults to false
location The location of the Azure Machine Learning Workspace.

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface