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lezawang
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Connecting to Active Directory

Hi there

I am learning how to connect Desktop PowerBI to an Active Directory. I need an Active Directory so I can access and connect to to get some hands on experinece. Do you know if there is an active directory I can use to access for learning purpose.

Thank you.

 

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v-yuezhe-msft
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hi lezawang,

There is no public Active Directory server that you can use for testing/learning. You can set up a virtual machine with your own Active Directory following the steps in the following blogs, then learn that how to connect Desktop PowerBI to an Active Directory.

How to create an Active Directory domain to test against
Setting up Active Directory domain for testing purposes

There is a discussion about public Active Directory in the following thread for your reference.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1874546/public-active-directory-for-testing

Thanks,
Lydia Zhang

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
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