RDP to Azure joined computer fails login

  • If you have joined your computer to Azure and attempt to remote to it from a computer, you may find the correct Azure user credentials are failing
  • Ensure both computers are Azure joined
  • On the receiving computer Check off Change setting to only allow connection from computer running Rmeote desktop with Network Level Authentication
  • At an elevated command prompt Add the Azure user to connect to the Remote desktop users
  • net localgroup “Remote Desktop Users” /add “AzureAD\username@domainname.com”
  • Edit the RDP file by right click, open with Notepad

Confirm the authentication level line is

authentication level:i:2

Add the line


Save the RDP file and open it normally.

Sign in with the username AzureAD\username@domainname.com

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