I Need an Organizational Account.

by Administrator jfeil ‎12-12-2018 03:46 PM - edited ‎01-28-2019 11:57 AM

How to Create an AAD Account for Power BI

 

Step One: Navigate to portal.azure.com to create a new tenant account using your company account (or create a new one). 

 

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Step Two: Click on "Azure Active Directory" in the left menu.

 

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Step Three: Choose "Create a Directory" on the bottom right menu.

 

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Step Four: Here, you are creating a directory of your own. You can choose your Organization name (for ease of use, you might want to choose your name/org).

 

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Step Five: Once Directory has been created, click "Here".

 

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Step Six: Your New Email address, which is your new Initial Domain Name followed by .onmicrosoft.com, will be at the top. Copy this.

 

Step Seven: Click on "Users" on the left menu.

 

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Step Eight: Click on New User.

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Step Nine: You have your own Tenant, now you need to create your own AAD Account WITHIN that Tenant. Name Field: You can give it any name (such as your name, followed by a number, such as John101). User Name: Use that name (John101) followed by '@', followed by your new Tenant account (which you copied in Step Six). Copy and paste the user name into Notepad or other. This is your new AAD user tenant account.

 

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Step Ten: At the bottom, choose "Show Password" and copy and paste (in Notepad or other). You can change this password later Click "Create" at the bottom.

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Step Eleven: Go to Community.powerbi.com in an incognito window and click "Sign In".

 

Step Twelve: Use your new AAD user account that you copied in step 9 to sign in. The password will initially be what you copied in step 10. Update when prompted.

 

Step Thirteen: When you get to the "Sign in to the Power Bi Community" screen, you will enter your EXISTING community name and password to map these to the newly-created AAD user account.

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Step Fourteen: To validate your new account, open another incognito window (or clear your cache) to sign in again with the new AAD account.

 

 

 

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