Through Azure Synapse analytics external tables of data in ADLS Gen2 inaccessible even after trying to access by Blob Storage Contributor role.

Riyaz 71 Reputation points

Hi All, I am a newbie, I am trying to copy data from Azure Synapse Analytics wherein data format is comma separated value(.csv). Aftermath of multiple trails I am standing at the same point where I started. Here is following screen-shot for your reference and your thought-process solutions. ![238682-screenshot-2022-09-07-at-192858.png][1] [1]: /api/attachments/238682-screenshot-2022-09-07-at-192858.png?platform=QnA

Azure Synapse Analytics
Azure Synapse Analytics
An Azure analytics service that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Previously known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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  1. AnnuKumari-MSFT 31,716 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @RiyazM ,

    Thankyou for using Microsoft Q&A platform and thanks for posting your question here.

    As I understand your issue, you are trying to create an external table on top of a .csv file and are facing the above stated error.

    Kindly make sure to perform the following steps before creating the external table:

    Create External table script step is equivalent to what you are directly running via UI.

    For more details, Kindly check out the following video: External Tables with Synapse SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics

    Hope this will help. Please let us know if any further queries.


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