Upgrading to Premium License for Entra ID

Abdullah 87 Reputation points
2024-06-05T11:41:46.37+00:00

If I plan to buy E5 licenses, will my Entra ID be upgraded from free to premium, or are they separate licenses? I currently have the free version of Entra ID.

Microsoft Entra ID
Microsoft Entra ID
A Microsoft Entra identity service that provides identity management and access control capabilities. Replaces Azure Active Directory.
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  1. Marilee Turscak-MSFT 35,616 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-06-05T18:48:23.2933333+00:00

    Hi @Abdullah ,

    Microsoft 365 E5 for enterprise customers includes Microsoft Entra ID P2 as part of the bundle, so once you assign the E5 license, the Entra version should upgrade.

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    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/microsoft-entra-pricing

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  2. David Broggy 5,691 Reputation points MVP
    2024-06-05T21:27:37.8+00:00

    I'd like to add to Marilee's answer.

    There's a great pdf comparison sheet here that shows all of the E5 features.

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/microsoft-365/enterprise/e5?activetab=pivot:overviewtab

    Or go straight to the pdf here:

    E5 Enterprise Comparison PDF

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