Storage for Azure ML Workspace

Sun Shine 296 Reputation points
2021-07-14T13:42:21.667+00:00

Hello:

When I create Azure ML Workspace, why I cannot use existing storage, why I have to create new one?

Any clarification will help me to educate.

Thanks

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  1. Sun Shine 296 Reputation points
    2021-07-15T04:05:35.553+00:00

    Hello Manu:

    I came across MS Link and it make sense.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure/ml/datastore?view=azure-cli-latest

    When you create a workspace, an Azure Storage account is automatically created as an associated resource. A blob container is created in this account, and its connection information is stored as a datastore named 'workspaceblobstore'. This serves as the workspace's default datastore, and the blob container is used to store your workspace artifacts and machine learning job logs and outputs.

    So this is what I experienced as mention above.

    Thanks

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  2. Sun Shine 296 Reputation points
    2021-07-15T03:38:52.29+00:00

    Hello Manu:

    Thanks for your reply, when i try to create new Azure ML Service, It didn't allowed me to select existing storage account - ADLS Gen2.

    So i endup creating new at the time of creating (AML01).

    I try to create another one (AML02) and it did allowed me to select storage account for the AML01 workspace but not the ADLS Gen2.

    Thanks

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  3. Manu Philip 16,966 Reputation points MVP
    2021-07-15T04:15:19.32+00:00

    Looks like an IAM assignment needed for the storage account.
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    Check it after granting the service principal with Storage Blob Data Reader access.

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  4. Sun Shine 296 Reputation points
    2021-07-15T04:29:08.85+00:00

    Thanks for your reply, I will check & let you know.

    Thank you again.


  5. Sun Shine 296 Reputation points
    2021-07-20T02:05:13.463+00:00

    I was out and will test tomorrow.

    Thank you for follow-up.

    Thanks