This document explains Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory pricing details.
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When you use Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory, you are charged for the following:
|Managed Active Domain||$0.40 per hour per region|
You are charged for a domain when it is provisioned, regardless of whether it is used.
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Managed Microsoft AD allows you to deploy domain controllers to multiple regions. The authorized network can have a presence in any number of regions, but only the number of regions where domain controllers are deployed factor into pricing calculations. These examples demonstrate how and when costs are incurred.
All examples calculate the cost for the service scenario over a 30-day month.
Domain deployed in a single region
In this example, your Managed Microsoft AD domain is deployed in
When you deploy a Managed Microsoft AD domain in a region, two domain
controllers are deployed to ensure high availability. Your VPC spans three
Although the authorized network has presence in three regions, only the number
of regions where a Managed Microsoft AD domain is deployed factor into pricing
$0.40 * 1 region * 24 hours * 30 days = $288.00
Domain deployed in multiple regions
In this example, you scale up your Managed Microsoft AD domain and
deploy domain controllers in multiple regions. As before, your authorized
network has presence in three regions:
europe-north-1. You retain the domain controllers in
us-west-1 and add
domain controllers in
$0.40 * 2 regions * 24 hours * 30 days = $576.00
Deploying domain controllers to an additional region does impact price, but also provides the benefits of locating domain controllers closer to the infrastructure, without having to manage multiple distinct AD domains. It simplifies future AD-dependent infrastructure deployments. It also eliminates the overhead associated with managing multiple AD domain-specific Security Identifier prefixes.
Microsoft licensing and pricing
You are not charged additionally for any Windows infrastructure that runs inside the tenant project containing the resources necessary to run a managed service.
For general information about pricing and licensing Microsoft products on Google Cloud, see the Microsoft Licensing Guide for Google Cloud.