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Missing the option to create a fabric Lakehouse

Hi there, 


I am trying to follow some tutorials about the implementation of fabric and the creation of a lakehouse but for some reason I can only create an environment with my data engineering profile but no lakehouse. Any idea what I am missing here? I signed up for the 60 days fabric trial period. 



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Hello, I have exactly the same problem. I have a developer trial account. If anyone has an idea how to solve the problem, I would be very happy... Thanks!

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Hi @mfidev couple of things here:


1. Are the Fabric features enabled?



2. Is the workspace you're using allocated to the Fabric trial capacity?




Hi @mfidev did you get any further with this?

Hey AndyDDC, 

thanks for your reply. I have enabled users to create Fabric items as well as set the workspace to a premium trial (see screenshots below).




But still there is no option to create the data lakehouse when trying to create a new object within the workspace in the data engineering section.



Unfortunately it seems that others dont run into that issue but I have no idea what I am missing. 😕 

@mfidev by the screenshot you've enabled Data Activator, is the second option underneath it also enabled, that's the "Users can create fabric items"?

I guess that would be the one that is greyed out but still checked here or?




I have that also using other office premium accounts I have access to. Could it be that it has something to do with my microsoft 365 account? or do you have another idea? 

This may be a licensing issue with your user accounts. In order to create Fabric items, a user account must have a Pro license associate with it. Can you check? 

Hey @AndyDDC , 


first and foremost thank you for all your thoughts and always coming back and trying to find a solution. I very much appreciate that and dont take it for granted. 

I took a screenshot of my subscriptions in my office admin interface.
These are my current licences: 


So I do have Pro as well as Premium per User plus the Fabric Trial. And it is strange that I have the same issue not being able to create a lakehouse when logging into other premium accounts that I have access to. Could it be a regional issue that a lakehouse isnt rolled out in Germany maybe? 🤔

Yes, that's the reason - Fabric is not available in Germany. 🇨🇭 works fine

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