How to get access to Microsoft Entra for Azure pipelines, having an Azure Student Subscription?


As a student, I have an Azure Student Subscription. I am trying to build an app using AKS and ACR, and I want to set up a CI/CD pipeline for automatic container image building and deployment to ACR-AKS.

When I am trying to add an Azure CLI script to the YAML file, in Azure Devops, I get the following error:
Service connection with name Azure for Students(id) already exists. Only a user having Administrator/User role permissions on service connection Azure for Students(id) can see it.

This error reproduces with both Github and Azure repos. I am the project administrator and creator.
I covered the id for the subscription, don't know if that is necessary.
Please help me with some suggestions!


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  1. Vahid Ghafarpour 17,700 Reputation points

    Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Go to your Azure DevOps project settings and navigate to "Service connections" under "Pipelines." Check if there is a service connection named "Azure for Students(id)" already present. If so, you can either use that existing service connection or delete it if it's no longer needed.

    To use an existing service connection in your YAML pipeline instead of creating a new one, you need to reference the existing service connection by its name.

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