For teaching classes or testing access to many Microsoft services is it common to need a new AAD backed account. Turns out this is both free AND easy as 1-2-3. Step 1. Create a new Azure Active Directory. Navigate to Azure Portal at and select the Active Directory blade and select "Create New Directory" the direct link is: https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_IAM/ActiveDirectoryMenuBlade/Overview Step 2.