Asked by: Sirena Espinasa
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th March, 2020

Does Office 365 come with Azure AD?

Office 365 uses Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to manage user identities behind the scenes. Your Office 365 subscription includes a free subscription to Azure AD so that you can integrate Office 365 with Azure AD if you want to sync passwords or set up single sign-on with your on-premises environment.

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Keeping this in view, is Azure AD included in Office 365?

Office 365 uses Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), a cloud-based user identity and authentication service that is included with your Office 365 subscription, to manage identities and authentication for Office 365. Your first planning choice is the Office 365 identity model.

Subsequently, question is, does Office 365 require Active Directory? Thankfully, the answer is no, you don't still need Active Directory after you move to cloud. Office 365 can actually be used as your core source of identity, provisioning access to everything from your infrastructure to WiFi, and even to other apps.

Then, does o365 e3 include Azure AD?

The Free edition is included with a subscription of a commercial online service, e.g. Azure, Dynamics 365, Intune, and Power Platform. Office 365 subscriptions include the Free edition, but Office 365 E1, E3, E5 and F1 subscriptions also include the features listed under the Office 365 apps column.

What is the difference between Azure and Office 365?

Microsoft Azure is Infrastructure in the Cloud. It is simply a processor, disk and RAM, which means users are still required to upload and patch the software. Microsoft Office 365 is a Software as a Service (SaaS) which is managed and routinely upgraded by Microsoft.

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