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Using Azure Trial Free account to practice on their lab tutorials. I'm not clear on steps 5 and 6 of Exercise 4 on this Azure Official Lab. When I login using ADSQLAdmin it says (as expected) account does not exist.

4. From the Azure Active Directory blade, create a new Azure AD user with the following
settings:
• Name: ADSQLAdmin
• User name: ADSQLAdmin@<your_Azure_AD_domain_name>
• Profile: Not configured
• Properties: Default
• Groups: 0 groups selected
• Directory role: User
• Password: click Show Password to view the auto-generated password 
5. Start another Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing session and navigate to the Azure
Portal at https://portal.azure.com.
6. Sign in with the ADSQLAdmin account and, when prompted, change its password to
Pa55w.rd1234
  • Did you join the server to the domain? – Todd Wilcox Nov 22 '17 at 21:50
  • @ToddWilcox How do we do that?. The lab did not mention it. Also, so you know: I'm using Azure Free Account for trial. – nam Nov 22 '17 at 22:08
  • @ShengbaoShui Which dll would that be? Maybe, you could point to a link. – nam Nov 22 '17 at 23:37
  • @nam You could check my answer. – Shui shengbao Nov 23 '17 at 1:16
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You need create a user name ADSQLAdmin in Azure Active Directory.

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  • Got it (thanks). So in step 6 (of my post) I needed to use user name as ADSQLAdmin@xxxx.onmicrosoft.com wherexxxx is the default directory name that in my case was my Microsoft loginname appended with hotmail. For example if I am logging in to Azure with my MS email as JohnDoe@hotmail.com then xxxx would be JohnDoehotmail. Then in step 6, I logged-in to Azure using ADSQLAdmin@JohnDoehotmail.onmicrosoft.com and it prompted me to change my password from old password (similar to the one shown in your screenshot) to a new password. – nam Nov 23 '17 at 15:54

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