Enhanced support for Azure AD Guest Users for Azure SQL


We are announcing public preview of a new capability that enables creation of Azure AD guest users directly as database users and setting Azure AD guest users as Active Directory admin for SQL for Azure SQL Database, Managed Instance and Synapse Analytics, without the requirement of adding them to an Azure AD group first.

This is applicable to:

Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance Synapse Analytics (formerly SQL DW)  

 

What are Guest Users and how are they supported in Azure SQL

Guest users in Azure AD are users that have been imported into the current Azure Active