Aug 242016

This post is one of those brief ones I put out here as a reminder to myself and as a potential help to anyone else experiencing similar grief.

Recently, out of nowhere, I started getting the error “No valid combination of account information found” when executing a parse on a connection string for an Azure Storage Account.  Specifically, the failure occurred on


Come to find out, in the midst of a huge merge of code, someone had inadvertently changed the connection string in the Web.config file of my ASP.NET site.  The string changed from




With this library, case matters and “AccountName” was changed to “Accountname”, which caused the error.

So beware, Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage is picky when it comes to casing.

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