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Delete an Azure AD directory source

You can delete an Azure AD source. You must purge the data for the source if you haven't already done so. You can purge your data during the deletion.


You can't restore this deleted data and directory source.

To delete a source, do as follows:

  1. Go to Global Settings > Directory service.
  2. Click the name of the source.
  3. Click Turn off.
  4. Click More.
  5. Click Delete.

    If the source has synchronized data associated with it, you must purge it. You're prompted to purge your data.

    Azure AD purge data now

  6. Click Purge now.

  7. Acknowledge that you can't undo a data purge.

    Azure AD purge data

  8. Click Purge data.

    You can now delete your source.

  9. Click Delete.

  10. Click Delete directory source.

    Azure AD delete source