Azure Portal login account is blocked

LordLau 0 Reputation points

Dear community, I've had the following problem for over a year now. I thought, it's about time to clear this up!
So, whenever I try to login to Azure Portal, using my personal account, I always get the "Your account is blocked. We've detected suspicious activity on your account. Sorry, the organization you are trying to access restricts at-risk users. Please contact the admin of Standaardmap,".
Now, the last part of this message is something I can't really place in context. Is it trying to connect to another Azure directory? My account has the 'Visual Studio Dev Essentials' subscription enabled, and should not be part of any Azure directory, other than the one I created a few years ago, using this account. I should be the admin, but I cannot reset or change anything, of what I am aware, to unlock Azure Portal access.
I can login to Microsoft 365, but I cannot login to Entra, Azure or Intune.
If I try to use the Azure benefits from within, eventually I get to see the 'account is blocked' message also.
Things I tried:

No results yet.

I did some additional searching. Found out there is this 'Standaardmap' directory (/tenant?) which seems to be causing this. If I login to I see the following data in a dropdown:

  • The default selected property is: Microsoft account (marked as blue);
  • The 'Default Directory' redirects to the 'Microsoft account' (thus also marked as blue);
  • Red arrow indicates the problem directory. It's a Dutch term, which translates to 'Default Directory' :) :)

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Regarding the suspicious activity. I might have a clue why it says this: my account has like 10 to 50 failed logins from all over the world. I would still expect to be able to login, using mfa, which has been enabled since like forever.

Does anyone know what to do? Various Microsoft help articles, were not so helpful in my case.

Thanks in advance!

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  1. Amberg Solutions 0 Reputation points

    If you can login to M365 try: Check your MFA and try to reset it if neccessary. Also try: and check for your linked organisations, this might help figure out which directory you're supposedly locked out of. From there you can also try "Apps" and see if you can switch to Admin center directly.