Windows defender onboarding

Handian Sudianto 3,816 Reputation points
2023-07-18T11:36:50.6133333+00:00

Hello, If all my microsoft defender on all windows 10 and on all windows server (2012, 2016 and 2019) onboarded to microsoft security portal, this onboarding will consume windows defender for cloud plan?

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Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Microsoft Defender for Cloud
An Azure service that provides threat protection for workloads running in Azure, on-premises, and in other clouds. Previously known as Azure Security Center and Azure Defender.
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  1. Andrew Blumhardt 9,461 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-07-18T19:29:01.45+00:00

    Defender for Cloud/Defender for Servers will not recognize Windows 10 (not a supported OS). Win10 would be better monitored by Defender for Endpoint.

    If that is confusing, user devices are covered by MDE and usually E5/A4 licensing.

    Servers are covered by Defender for Servers and this includes MDE for servers.