Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory


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Integrate your on-premises directories


Offers a cloud-connected, seamless authentication experience with Azure AD Connect.  Integrate your single or multi-forest Active Directory, as well as other on-premises directories, with Microsoft Azure Active Directory to use one identity to access any cloud or on-premises app.

Azure Active Directory FreeAzure Active Directory BasicAzure Active Directory Premium P1Azure Active Directory Premium P2Office 365 apps only
Common featuresDirectory objects1500,000 object limitNo object limitNo object limitNo object limitNo object limit for Office 365 user accounts
User/group management (add/update/delete), user-based provisioning, device registration, password change, synchronization tools for “on-premises to cloud” directory integration (Azure AD Connect)YesYesYesYesYes
Single Sign-On (SSO)10 apps per user2(pre-integrated SaaS and developer-integrated apps)10 apps per user2 (free tier + Application proxy apps)No limit (free, Basic tiers + Self-Service App Integration templates4)No limit (free, Basic tiers + Self-Service App Integration templates4)10 apps per user2(pre-integrated SaaS and developer-integrated apps)
Security/usage reportsBasic reportsBasic reportsAdvanced reportsAdvanced reportsBasic reports
Premium + Basic featuresGroup-based access management/provisioningYesYesYes
Self-service password reset for cloud usersYesYesYesYes
Company branding (logon pages/access panel customization)YesYesYesYes
Application proxyYesYesYes
SLA 99.9%YesYesYesYes
Premium featuresSelf-Service Group and app Management/Self-Service application additions/ Dynamic GroupsYesYes
Self-service password reset/change/unlock with write-back to on-premises directoriesYesYes
Multi-Factor Authentication (cloud and on-premises (MFA server))YesYesLimited cloud-only for Office 365 Apps
MIM CAL + MIM Server3YesYes
Cloud app discoveryYesYes
Connect HealthYesYes
Conditional Access based on group and locationYesYes
Conditional Access based on device state (allow access from managed devices)YesYes
Identity ProtectionYes
Privileged Identity ManagementYes
Windows 10 + Azure AD Join related featuresJoin a Windows 10 device to Azure AD, Desktop SSO, Microsoft Passport for Azure AD, Administrator Bitlocker recoveryYesYesYesYesYes
Windows 10 + Azure AD Join related featuresMDM auto-enrollment, Self-service Bitlocker recovery, additional local administrators to Windows 10 devices via Azure AD Join, Enterprise State RoamingYesYes