Azure Synapse Studio - Browsing a VNet isolated Data Lake

fmms 6 Reputation points


I want to use Synapse Studio to access a data lake that is in a VNet. For this I have created a workspace with the Managed VNet option. For the pipelines within Synapse this works well. I can preview files on the data lake.

However, the file system browser that is integrated in the Synapse Studio does not leverage the Integration Runtime that is configured in its linked service.

As a result it is not working at all.

Are there any tricks to make that happen?

Thanks alot

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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 85,351 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @fmms ,

    Welcome to the Microsoft Q&A platform.

    To resolve this issue, you need to have proper rights to access on the Storage Account.

    Easiest way is to grant Storage Blob Data Contributor role to the Managed identity name fmsynwsp you're trying to access.

    Go to storage account => Access Control (IAM) => Add => Add role assignment => Select Role Storage Blob Data Contributor => Select Managed identity name fmsynwsp and click on save.


    For more details, refer:

    Visit full guide on Azure Active Directory access control for storage for more information

    Visit Control storage account access for serverless SQL pool in Azure Synapse Analytics.

    Note: Before you create a linked service, click on Test connection button to verify the connection.


    Once you had granted permission on the storage account, you will be able to access the storage account in synapse workspace.


    Hope this helps. Do let us know if you any further queries.


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