Add computer to Azure AD step by step

Adrian Chirtoc 111 Reputation points
2021-02-06T10:23:55.56+00:00

Hello,
I want to build an Azure Active Directory and add remote computers to it.
I have build the Azure AD, now it is named "example.onmicrosoft.com".
I want to join a Windows 10 laptop to this Azure AD.
What should i do?
I think first the name should be resolved but i see that this is not happening by default. Does it work only with custom name?
What else do i need to do?

Thank you

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  1. Izmir Sadigov 111 Reputation points MVP
    2021-02-06T19:19:55.47+00:00

    Open Settings, go to Accounts and Access work or school and press Connect.
    Press Join this device to Azure Active Directory.
    Enter your mail address and press Next, on next screen you have to enter your password.
    Once you are done with the wizard you should restart your computer. It should now work to logon with your company credentials.
    The Azure administrator have to accept that users can join their devices to the Azure AD.
    The process to join Azure AD may look different depending on your Windows 10 version.
    Make sure you have an internet connection while joining the computer to Azure AD.

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  2. Kris Baken 1 Reputation point
    2021-02-06T13:38:40.667+00:00

    Hi Byty,

    You should implement a few elements of Microsoft Endpoint Management. You can start here: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/enrollment/

    What do you want to accomplish? Do you just want to see your device in Azure AD? Than a Azure AD registered device is enough. But when you want to manage, secure and configure your device from the cloud you should enroll your device in Intune.

    Kind regards.


  3. VipulSparsh-MSFT 16,246 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-02-08T03:17:36.403+00:00

    @Adrian Chirtoc You can start from here.
    Azure AD Join can be done by using any of the following 3 methods :

    1) Windows Autopilot
    2) Bulk Deployment
    3) Self-service experience

    You can also view this to decide how to plan for Azure AD

    For deploying certificates, you can certainly use Intune with either your on-premise CA or any 3rd party supported CA for certificates.


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