Azure AD cloud created a new profile in Windows 10

When joining Windows 10 machine to Azure AAD cloud it created a new profile in local windows.  Is this by design and expected?
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Tiras25Asked:
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Cliff GaliherConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes, but not really new. Taking a machine that has been used in a workgroup with local profiles and joining it to a legacy domain controller had the same limitation.  Logging in with domain credentials created a new profile, and data had to be moved/migrated.    It is really a one-time situation though, as once you commit to domain (or azure AD, or any centralized identity), and onboard machines, future machine replacements won't ever be in a workgroup w/ local accounts situation that requires migrating.  

TL;DR - Any major identity upgrade, whether Novell, NT4, Active Directory, or Azure AD, has always had necessary one-time migration steps.  This is no different, but isn't an ongoing challenge.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Yes, by design and expected
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Tiras25Author Commented:
No way to go around it?
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
A normal profile migration will get profiles migrated
https://www.forensit.com/downloads.html
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Tiras25Author Commented:
Seems like an additional headache step for the post-deployment.  Is there a way to avoid it when joining the machine to Azure AAD?
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MaheshConnect With a Mentor ArchitectCommented:
Don't you get option to logon with local accounts / administrator?

Check below
http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-tip-switch-back-to-a-local-account-from-a-microsoft-account/
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Tiras25Author Commented:
I think so.  But it needs to be a default though.  Is there a way to keep a local profile as a default, and not to login into the new profile?
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Cliff GaliherConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The whole point of joining Azure AD is to use those credentials and account. You can not join Azure AD and keep local. Or you can join Azure AD and use that process.  I can't see any reason or purpose to try and do both.
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MaheshConnect With a Mentor ArchitectCommented:
when you setup windows 10 computer you should get option to setup local account instead of cloud profile
https://windows.gadgethacks.com/how-to/psa-you-can-run-windows-10-without-microsoft-account-0163711/
If not, disconnect machine during installation and check
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Tiras25Author Commented:
Thanks Cliff.  So looks like we need to login into the new profile, and then copy that local profile into the new AAD profile?  Just an additional headache that needs to be done manually or scripted.
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