Azure Active Directory Domain Services Pricing

Domain services for virtual machines and directory-aware applications

Azure Active Directory Domain Services provides scalable, high-performance, managed domain services such as domain-join, LDAP, Kerberos, Windows Integrated Authentication and Group Policy. With the click of a button, administrators can enable managed domain services for virtual machines and directory-aware applications deployed in Azure Infrastructure Services. By maintaining compatibility with Windows Server Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Domain Services gives you an easy way to migrate traditional on-premises applications to the cloud. Azure Active Directory is now the single managed directory for both modern SaaS and traditional directory-aware apps.

Pricing details

Azure Active Directory Domain Services usage is charged per hour, based on the total number of objects in your Active Directory Domain Services-managed domain, including users, groups and domain-joined computers.

Tier/Number of directory objects1 Price
Less than 25,000 $0.15
25,001 to 100,000 $0.4
100,001 to 500,000 $1.6
Greater than 500,000 Contact us

1All objects in the Active Directory Domain Services-managed domain are counted, including users, groups and domain-joined computers. Directory size and hours are calculated and emitted daily. Usage is prorated to the minute.

Support and SLA

  • Technical support for Azure Active Directory Domain Services is available through Azure Support, starting at $29.0/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • SLA: We guarantee at least 99.9% of Azure Active Directory Domain Services requests for domain authentication of user accounts belonging to the Managed Domain, LDAP bind to the root DSE or DNS look-up of records will complete successfully. Please visit the SLA page to learn more.

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