6.02 - Creating a Service Principal - Teradata Software for Azure

Teradata Vantageā„¢ on Azure (DIY) Installation and Administration Guide

Teradata Vantage on Azure
Release Number
Release Date
January 2019
Content Type
Publication ID
English (United States)
You must have sufficient permissions to create an Azure Active Directory application and assign a role to the service principal.
A service principal is a security identity (like a username and password or certificate) with a specific role and tightly controlled permissions that user-created applications, services, and automation tools need to access specific Azure resources.

To enable the node failure recovery and scale out/in features, you must create an Azure Active Directory application and service principal.

  1. Go to the Azure Documentation.
  2. On the Get Started tab, under Command-line tools, click Azure CLI or Azure PowerShell.
  3. In the left navigation menu, expand the Sign in drop-down menu and click Create a service principal.
  4. Follow the procedures.