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I have setup a couple or Windows 2012 instances on Azure VM. I am trying to configure DFS-R, which requires the instances to be members of a domain.

I signed up for Azure Active Directory, which does not seem to be the right solution.

Do i have any other options? I do not have an on premise Active Directory connected to Azure.

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You could probably replicate your current domain to Azure, or if you don't have one create a new one using a vm instance to host the AD-DS.

Check out this guide from Microsoft Replica domain controller

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