[MSDN Redirect]Requirements for Azure AD SAML SSO logins, EMS licenses

SwathiDhanwada-MSFT 10,711 Reputation points

We want to authenticate to an external web portal with SSO, Azure AD based SAML seems logical. We have an "Azure AD Premium P1" subscription. But do we also need EMS licenses for all the users or is it enough to have the Premium P1 subscription and we can just use our regular E3 licences without any EMS licenses?

Source : https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/d4077f44-7149-4690-8e3c-4660f374edb7/requirements-for-azure-ad-saml-sso-logins-ems-licenses?forum=windowsazurepurchasing

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  1. soumi-MSFT 11,651 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @SwathiDhanwada-MSFT ,

    The AAD P1 or P2 license is required while trying to register an app is AAD and using the SSO feature for that app. In case of P1 and P2 license, you would be able to add unlimited SAML based apps in your tenant and utilize the SSO feature available for them.

    Regular E3 licenses wont help here. Its better to have either P1 or P2 license in your tenant.

    Hope this helps. If the above response helped you in answering your query, please do mark the response as "answered" so that it helps others too.

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  1. Vincent R Metcalf 6417 1 Reputation point

    A E3 will not work use P1, P2 .

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