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Error "Authentication failed" When Connecting to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2


Published: 01 Apr 2021
Last Modified Date: 07 Apr 2021

Issue

When connecting to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, the following error may occur:

An error occurred while communicating with the data source
Authentication failed.
Error Code: 84223ADA
No details available.

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2021.1

Resolution

To troubleshoot this issue, check that the following resource providers are registered in your Azure Active Directory tenant:
  • Microsoft.DataLakeStore
  • Microsoft.DataLakeAnalytics
  • Microsoft.DataFactory
For instructions on how to check the registration status of resource providers, and register them as needed, see Azure resource providers and types.

Cause

The required resource providers are not registered in your Azure Active Directory tenant
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