Connecting Windows 10 to the Cloud (Azure AD Domain Join)

Update Jan 2016: This blog post was based on preview of Win 10 and without all current features in Azure AD.  I have since this blog post found a lot of very good scenarios for joining Azure AD. Check my newest posting on this matter.

Microsoft has been stating that Windows 10 will be utilizing Azure AD in a new way:

With Windows 10 we’ll also add the ability to leverage Azure Active Directory, devices can be connected to Azure AD, and users can login to Windows with Azure AD accounts or add their Azure ID to gain access to business apps and resources

With the newest build I have been searching for ways to join my Windows 10 device to Azure AD but it took a while to figure it out. Twitter was a good friend and with tips from @mniehaus and @jarvidmark on twitter I figured it out. Continue reading