Azure HDInsights SQL integration - lack of Managed Identity authentication

Krzysztof Świdrak 166 Reputation points

Hello, while creating HDInsight cluster with Spark, I found out that SQL database for metadata cannot be connected using managed identity - can You improve that?

Note. There is a need to use managed identity for Storage Account Access (or Lake).

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  1. Sairam Yeturi 75 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Thanks for the inputs, please use the HDInsight Community ( to post this idea.

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  2. James Hamil 22,886 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @Krzysztof Świdrak , you can submit a feature request here.

    Please let me know if you have any questions and I can help you further.

    If this answer helps you please mark "Accept Answer" so other users can reference it.

    Thank you,


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