Does Unlicensed user in Microsoft chargeable?

Erick T. Bonafus 1 Reputation point
2020-12-14T01:39:30.773+00:00

I created Microsoft user that is unlicensed, will it be chargeable?

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A Microsoft Entra identity service that provides identity management and access control capabilities. Replaces Azure Active Directory.
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  1. Shashi Shailaj 7,581 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2020-12-14T07:13:05.533+00:00

    @Erick T. Bonafus ,

    I am assuming that you are talking about creating user in azure active directory/Office 365 tenant. No , Unlicensed users are not charged. You can create upto 500000 objects (includes users , groups etc.) without any cost in Azure AD free edition . You can even test some basic features like federated authentication using ADFS , 3rd party IDP user management through graph API . user sync to cloud from your on-premise active directory , basic MFA , basic security and usage reports but you may not be able to use multiple other features like conditional access, unlimited SSO without subscribing to higher license like Azure AD P1 / P2 .

    If you invite other users from different organization(external identities) to collaborate with you, you wont be charged for first 50000 monthly active users and beyond that you will be charged at the rate of $0.00325 / monthly active user. Different features add to the pricing . The external users are priced as per the features they use. so this can vary depending upon your requirements and the way you have setup your azure active directory tenant .

    I have linked the pricing page details for your reference . You can check the same. In case you have any questions on the same, you can surely let us know and we will be happy to help you further. If this post provides you the answer you were looking for , do accept it as answer in the interest of community members with similar queries. If this does not answer, please ask further in comments and we will happy to address your concerns.

    Thank you.

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