Deploy Microsoft Purview and scan an Azure Data Lake resource using the Azure portal

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Microsoft Purview

Microsoft Purview is a data governance service that allows you to understand and manage data in your business by answering questions like: What kind of data do I have? Where is my sensitive data? Where did my data come from? This guide will help you get started with Microsoft Purview by deploying a Microsoft Purview account through the Azure portal, and registering an Azure Storage data source.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Deploy a Microsoft Purview account using the Azure portal
  • Create collections and apply permissions to users in Microsoft Purview
  • Register an Azure Data Lake resource in Microsoft Purview and scan it into the Microsoft Purview catalog


  • Ability to navigate the Azure portal
  • Access to deploy resources within their Azure subscription