"Activation failed" error when you try to set up Azure Multi-Factor Authentication
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When you try to set up Azure Multi-Factor Authentication, you receive the following error message:
Activation failed. Please check the activation code to ensure it is correct. Error details: Activation failed
Your user account may be blocked from using Azure Multi-Factor Authentication. To check whether this is the case, the following steps must be performed by a global admin or a company admin for your Microsoft cloud service.
If you have an Azure Multi-Factor Authentication or Azure Active Directory Premium subscription