Michael Herman - Toronto on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:20:23

When I try to access my newly created Azure Data Catalog from my plain old Azure development account, access is refused.  Microsoft is asking to login with an organizational account.  What is this and why doesn't my plain old Azure development account work?

Michael Herman (Toronto)

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Michael Herman - Toronto on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:08:42

This morning I created a brand-new Free Trial Azure account using a new email address and I get the same result: When I log into the ADC app I created, Microsoft won't allow me to use the Data Catalog because it is not an "organizational account".

What's going on?  How can this be fixed?

Michael Herman (Toronto)

Michael Herman - Toronto on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:17:20

On this page I'm getting the following error message:

We can't find an Azure subscription for [userid] to use for your new Azure Data Catalog. Click here to manage your subscriptions

What's up?

Michael Herman (Toronto)

James Finnigan - MSFT on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:31:38

Hi Michael,

In order to create a catalog, you must sign in from a work accout (AAD user) that has write permissions on the azure subscription.

It sounds like you might have been using a Microsoft account (personal account), switched to a work account but still only have write permission to the subscription from the Microsoft account.  You could try adding your work account as a co-admin on the subscription.  If that doesn't work, I'd encourage you to click the "Send Feedback" link on the bottom of the page and we can work with you over email to resolve any issues creating a catalog.



Michael Herman - Toronto on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:37:23

Thank you James, I tried relogging into my newly created Free Trial account and this time (in the Azure portal) I was prompted to:

Get an Azure subscription

Develop + test cloud solutions

To create resources and track usage, you need admin access for a subscription or resource group. It's easy to get a new subscription, and you'll only be billed if you use premium features.

When I clicked on Get Started, I had to re-enter my subscription credentials and Microsoft created an environment that enabled me to create an ADC that works.  NOTE: The previous ADC I created had disappeared.

There is something quirky in ADC that doesn't work right away for brand-new Azure Free Trials accounts/subscriptions.

Michael Herman (Toronto)