Operations Management Suite | Automation & Control

Enable continuous services and compliance with automation and configuration management

The Operations Management Suite Automation & Control product is priced per node. Billing is based on the number of nodes that are registered with the service. Charges start when a node is registered with the service, and stop when the node is unregistered from the service. A node is any machine where configuration is managed by the service. This could be an Azure VM, on-premises VM, physical host or a VM in another public cloud.

Automation & Control
Change Management1 Included
Update Management1 Included
Desired State Configuration Included
Process automation Included
Number of nodes Unlimited
Price $6/node/month
1Log data stored is charged at Azure Log Analytics pricing

Additional minutes

If the number of minutes used exceeds the included numbers per day, overages are charged as per the price below
Process Automation minutes
Process automation2 $0.002/minute
2Incremental job minutes are billed at the standalone rates below. Minutes are aggregated across all automation accounts under the same subscription.

Support and SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Log Analytics, through Azure Support, starting at $29/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • Additional training videos and documentation are also available.
  • The availability of Insight & Analytics is based on the SLA of the underlying log analytics workspace and automation account resources used. Please see the Log Analytics SLA and Automation SLA for more details.


  • We bill you based on the total number of nodes that send data each hour. Each node that is registered with the service will send data at least once per hour. For each node, you receive 10 job minutes per day. At the end of each day, the number of nodes reported is calculated and multiplied by 10 minutes to determine the job minute allocation for the day. The total number of job minutes is also calculated, and if this exceeds the job minute allocation, then the number of minutes over the allocation is charged as per the additional minutes’ rate.

    Job running time minutes for system runbooks do not count as usage of your allocation of job minutes

  • Yes. If you want to use more than 500 minutes of process automation or manage more than five nodes per subscription per month, you will need to transition to the paid tier.



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