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  1. Get 'low license count' notification

    It would be beneficial to get a notification when license count gets to x number. We are syncing our users with DirSync and apply licenses based on group membership. When users get synced and we have no licenses, I have zero idea until someone comes to me that they cannot get logged in to O365.

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      6 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add the ability to set licensing supercedence rules

      In the event that a user exists in multiple groups that have different licenses assigned the user should take the higher license by default (i.e. assigned SPO Plan 2 instead of SPO Plan 1) or give the admin the ability to set the rules. We ran into this issue as we assigned licenses based on airport locations but mangers were already assigned licenses from our corporate roll-out so they ran into errors.

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      • Allow Direct license assignment through powershell on Group Based Licensing scenarios

        Group based licensing supports the coexistence with Direct license assignment to users. This means that from the AAD portal we can directly assign a license to a user that inherits a license through a group. Right now this is not possible through powershell which is a problem when trying to assign licenses on pilot scenarios.

        Set-AzureADUserLicense -ObjectId $msolUserObject.objectid -AssignedLicenses $AssignedLicenses
        Set-AzureADUserLicense : Error occurred while executing SetUserLicenses
        Code: Request_BadRequest
        Message: User inherits a license from a group membership and it cannot be directly modified on the user. License Sku: ENTERPRISEPREMIUM, Account:

        Please add this functionality.

        12 votes
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        • Azure Active Directory License assignment

          Please ad more flexibility to the Azure Active Directory License assignment. I.E. to exclude blocked users from getting a license.

          6 votes
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          • Azure Active Directory License assignment

            It appears to not do a recursive search of the groups you assign AAD Basic and Premium too. Please add the ability to do recursive group license assignments.

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              2 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the feedback! You’re correct, group-based license assignment today only works with direct group membership. We’re currently exploring the possibility of supporting transitive group membership as well.

            • When will Group-based licensing come out of public preview?

              When will Group-based licensing come out of public preview?

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              • Licensing Blade - Add column for ActiveUnits

                Right now, you can't see how many licenses are purchased in the tenant. And no, it is not the same as assigned + available. Assigned can be over subscribed. You are unable to determine this from the Azure AD -> Licenses -> Products blade.

                Be able to show the "ActiveUnits" value for each license in the tenant. Same as the output from Get-MsolAccountSku.

                Better yet, add the standard column picker to the grid view on this blade.

                5 votes
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                • Licensing in o365

                  Licensing via PowerShell (group-based licensing is still in public preview and companies like mine with 500k+ user base its difficult to purchasep1 or p2 for everyone.) for an enterprise having 500K+ users is not good enough. especially when a change of role requires license removal or change.

                  AssignedLicenses is an available attribute in Azure AD. Not sure if it is possible to make that attribute available under target attributes in AAD. so companies can att license skuid in on prem directory and when synced to cloud user object will have that license assigned. Further, more attributes will be available to…

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                  • group based licensing - provide support for visual studio subscription

                    ability to assign visual studio subscription licences via group based licensing in AAD

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                    • Show clear and verbose information on licensing conflicts

                      Currently a licensing conflict is just labeled as a licensing conflict and there is no information at all as to which other licensing product is causing the conflict.

                      It would be VERY helpful if the admin portal would give details as to the EXACT products that are causing the licensing conflict,

                      5 votes
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                      • Add dashboard/report with metrics in PowerBI content pack for all AAD group-based licensed provisioning

                        Azure Active Directory PowerBI Content pack:
                        - ability to see reports about group-based licensing trends/usage per AAD group based license.

                        5 votes
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                        • Visibility of Hybrid Azure joined devices, their current user and license information

                          At present it is only possible to see the assigned user of an AAD registered device, I would like to be able to see the assigned user of a Hybrid joined device, this is because when a WIn 10 Ent license is assigned to a user, it is not possible to see the device against the user. This is also preventing our users from being able to access the Bitlocker recoivery key for their device in their Azure portal if they need to unlock their device.

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                          • Enable alerts for problems with licensing users/groups in Azure

                            Enable email alerts for problems with licensing users/groups in Azure

                            3 votes
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                            • What If Tool Check License

                              The What If Tool in CA should also check if the user has license assigned.

                              3 votes
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                              • Alerts on failed license assignments

                                Add email alerts and/or add monitoring capabilities for group based license assignments. If you have an overrun or conflicting service plans, you have to go into each group and look for those errors. Admins should be able to see this in a dashboard and definitely need email alerts of issues.

                                3 votes
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                                • Allow removal/deletion of Group based License Assignments without a valid Azure AD P1/P2 or EMS License

                                  While adding Group based License Assignments is only possible with a valid Azure AD P1/P2 License or EMS License the removal of those Group based License Assignments should be possible when the needed Plan is expired or deleted.

                                  In my case I had a EMS Trial running and configured Group Based Licensing. After the EMS Trial expired I was unable to delete the Group Based Licensing assignment. I had to enable a Azure AD P2 Trial to delete the Assignment.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • License requirement for managing policies

                                    Please don't enforce that Global Admins needs Azure AD Premium licenses for managing Azure AD Premium configuration like conditional access

                                    @Nasos K

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Assign Office 365 license to B2C account

                                      For companies using SharePoint online as their extranet, there is no way to license an Office 365 license to an AAD B2C user account. Please add the functionality to allow assigning an Office 365 license to an AAD B2C user account.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • License management on-premises

                                        It would be nice to have the O365 licenses managed on-premises -in that way there won't be need of artificial scripting.

                                        3 votes
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