Microsoft made active directory available on Azure cloud as “software as a service” (SaaS). Azure AD will have all the features just like in an on premise Active directory server. Azure active directory comes with with many features like Device and user registration, access policies, single sign on, self service password management, application usage monitoring, etc. Continue reading for more details about azure active directory cost.
The free plan comes free with many limitations in terms of features like number of objects, Group based access management , limited SSO, etc
The basic plan costs $1 per user/mo with SLA of 99.9% availabiity. Basic plan has no limit in max number of objects, with advances features like SSO, self-service password reset, Group based access management, Application Proxy, etc.
The Premium 1 and Premium 2 plans are full fledged Azure Active directory service which costs $6 and $9 per user/mo respectively with 99.9% availability SLA. Premium plans allow organizations to use advanced features like access and identity management functionality, cloud app discovery, multi factor authentication, advanced user groups.
Azure Active directory cost
- Free : Free for upto 500K object limit
- Basic : $1 user/mo
- Premium P1 : $6 user/mo
- Premium P2 : $9 user/mo
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