Azure Policy pricing

Pricing details

There are no charges for using Azure Policy on Azure resources.

Azure Policy guest configuration

Azure policy guest configuration offers the ability to define and audit compliance configuration of servers in your environment such as password policy, encryption protocols and members of admin group, so that you can track compliance of organizational requirements. Billing is based on the number of servers registered with the service and have one or more guest configurations assigned to them. Billing is pro-rated hourly.

Azure Policy guest configuration includes access to the configuration and change tracking feature, offered by Azure Automation.

Charges for Azure Policy guest configuration will go into effect starting November 1, 2020.

Azure Resource Arc Resource
Azure Policy guest configuration Free $6/Server/Month

Support & SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support.
  • Range of support options starting at $29/month. Find a plan.
  • Azure Policy is a free service, therefore, it does not have a financially backed SLA.


  • By default, Azure Arc machines are not included. You have to expressly opt in.
  • No, you will not get billed extra.
  • Review information on how to disable Azure Policy guest configuration.
  • You can use as many policies as you need. The price will be the same at $6/server/month.


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