mssparkutils getSecret doesn't work

Abinash Tumulu 56 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

I'm facing issue while getting secrets using mssparkutils and also using tokenlibray. Can you please help here?

import sys  
from pyspark.sql import SparkSession  
sc = SparkSession.builder.getOrCreate()  
token_library =  
connection_string = token_library.getSecret("kv-name", "SPNSecret", "LSName")  

Getting following error:

~/cluster-env/env/lib/python3.8/site-packages/py4j/ in get_return_value(answer, gateway_client, target_id, name)  
    324             value = OUTPUT_CONVERTER[type](answer[2:], gateway_client)  
    325             if answer[1] == REFERENCE_TYPE:  
--> 326                 raise Py4JJavaError(  
    327                     "An error occurred while calling {0}{1}{2}.\n".  
    328                     format(target_id, ".", name), value)  
Py4JJavaError: An error occurred while calling  
: java.lang.Exception: Access token couldn't be obtained {"result":"DependencyError","errorId":"BadRequest","errorMessage":"LSRServiceException is [{\"StatusCode\":400,\"ErrorResponse\":{\"code\":null,\"message\":null,\"target\":null},\"StackTrace\":\"   at Microsoft.Marlin.Common.ADF.Impl.LSRClient.CheckForFailures(HttpResponseMessage response, String responseContent) in C:\\\\source\\\\Common\\\\Microsoft.Marlin.Common.ADF\\\\Impl\\\\LSRClient.cs:line 355\\r\\n   at Microsoft.Marlin.Common.ADF.Impl.LSRClient.SendAsync(HttpRequestMessage request, CancellationToken cancellationToken, String traceId) in C:\\\\source\\\\Common\\\\Microsoft.Marlin.Common.ADF\\\\Impl\\\\LSRClient.cs:line 372\\r\\n   at   


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  1. Victor Seifert 151 Reputation points

    I got the exact same error all of a sudden this week.. this is NOT an issue of un-published LinkedServices.

    This seems a lot more like an error in a new update of the TokenLibrary. We randomly get these errors throughout all of our environments and Synapse workspaces.

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  2. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 80,096 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Anonymous ,

    Thanks for the question and using MS Q&A platform.

    Can you please clarify if after creating the Linked Service, then selecting “OK”, have you also clicked on “Publish”?

    Note: Before using the Linked Service, you need to publish it.

    Resolution: You will be experience the above issue when you have not published the Azure Key Vault Linked Service.

    As per the repro - I got the same error message as shown above when I have not published the Azure Key Vault Linked Service.


    When I published the Azure Key Vault Linked Service - it started working as expected.


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


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