unable join azure vm to azure domain error

Daniel Chen 0 Reputation points

i try to join new VM to my Azure domain and get error “The referenced account is currently locked and may not be logged on to.”

i can ping domain name

i can RDP

i have tried all of the following.

  1. change password expire threshold
  2. change password to never expire
  3. checked DNS and all good

any idea?


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Azure Active Directory
An Azure enterprise identity service that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
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  1. Dillon Silzer 40,351 Reputation points

    Hello Daniel,

    Try using the following format to join the domain:


    (instead of using email@domain.com)

    If this is helpful please accept answer.

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