How To: Configure AzureCLI to work with an Org Account

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If you ever run Azure CLI you may have noticed a message that you need to use Microsoft organizational account or service principal to login referring you to this URL ( on how to set it up in your subscription.

Logging in with Microsoft Account (or what was previously known as LiveID) will fail. A large percentage of people who use Azure today do use Microsoft Account and hence will need to follow the steps to make Azure CLI work.

This 5 min video visually explains how to do these steps and hopefully should help you do this work faster.

Thanks to Boris Baryshnikov for recording this for me!


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