Enabling Time-Based immutability policy on an ADLS Gen 2 container

Maxwell Gilbert 21 Reputation points


I am attempting to set up Data Lake container with a time-based immutable storage for compliance reasons. The links below suggest that this should be possible, but when creating a storage account with HFS enabled, the ability to enable immutability policies is non-existent.

Is this feature only theoretically supported, or have I missed a step during Storage Account creation that will allow for this?


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  1. SaiKishor-MSFT 16,936 Reputation points

    @Maxwell Gilbert Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A. Immutable storage support for accounts with a hierarchical namespace is now Genrally Available. Her eis the list of Supported Configurations-


    Unless you are enabling Version-level scope, HFS is supported otherwise. Also please note that as show above, Immutability policies are not supported in accounts that have the Network File System (NFS) 3.0 protocol or the SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) enabled on them.

    If you are enabling Container-level scope and having issues, please share the steps you are following so I can assist further. Thank you!

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