Prerequisites to Use CDM Folders Connector

Prerequisites to Use CDM Folders Connector

Creating Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Storage Account

Creating Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Storage Account

Create an ADLS Gen2 storage account to create a file system.
  1. Log in to the following Azure Active Directory portal: https://portal.azure.com/
  2. In the
    Favorites
    section, click
    Storage accounts
    .
    The
    Storage accounts
    page appears.
  3. Click
    Add
    to create a new ADLS Gen2 storage account.
    The
    Create storage account
    page appears.
  4. In the
    Basics
    tab, perform the following steps:
    1. In the
      PROJECT DETAILS
      section, select the subscription type in the
      Subscription
      field.
    2. Select an existing resource group or create a new resource group where you want to create the storage account in the
      Resource group
      field.
    3. In the
      INSTANCE DETAILS
      section, perform the following steps:
      1. In the
        Storage account name
        field, enter the name of the storage account.
      2. In the
        Location
        field, enter the location of the account.
      3. In the
        Performance
        field, select
        Standard
        .
      4. In the
        Account kind
        field, select
        StorageV2 (general purpose v2)
        .
      5. In the
        Replication
        field, select
        Read-access geo-redundant storage (RA-GRS)
        .
      6. In the
        Access tier (default)
        field, select
        Hot
        .
    4. Click
      Next : Advance
      .
      The
      Advanced
      tab appears.
  5. In the
    Advanced
    tab, perform the following steps:
    1. In the
      SECURITY
      section, enable the
      Secure transfer required
      option.
    2. In the
      VIRTUAL NETWORKS
      section, select
      All networks
      in the
      Allow access from
      field.
    3. In the
      DATA LAKE STORAGE GEN2
      section, enable the
      Hierarchical namespace
      option.
    4. Click
      Review + Create
      Create
      .
  6. Click on the newly created storage account name.
    The storage account details appears.
  7. Click
    Access control (IAM)
    Add
    .
    The
    Add role assignment
    Add role assignment
    page appears.
  8. Perform the following steps in the
    Add role assignment
    page:
    1. In the
      Role
      field, select
      Storage Blob Data Contributor (Preview)
      .
    2. In the
      Assign access to
      field, select
      Azure AD user, group or service principle
      .
    3. In the
      Select
      field, select the Azure Active Directory account ID that requires access to access the storage account.
    4. Click
      Save
      .
      If you want to add multiple Azure Active Directory account IDs to access the storage account, you must perform the same steps.
    5. In the
      Role
      field, select
      Storage Blob Data Contributor (Preview)
      .
    6. In the
      Assign access to
      field, select
      Azure AD user, group or service principle
      .
    7. In the
      Select
      field, select the Azure Active Directory application that you created, which requires access to access the storage account.
    8. Click
      Save
      .
Enter the name of the ADLS Gen2 storage account in the
Storage Account
connection property to create a CDM Folders connection.


Updated August 05, 2020