Office 365: Actualización en los requerimientos de licenciamiento para Grupos de Office 365!

Aunque este ha sido un tema que ha generado polémica y bastantes discusiones desde que Microsoft anunció sus intenciones en la conferencia de Microsoft Ignite, ya tenemos una confirmación oficial de las implicaciones a nivel de licenciamiento que tendremos en función de las características de Grupos de Office 365 que queramos usar. El resumen de dichas implicaciones es el siguiente:

Description

AAD: Free

AAD: Office 365 version

AAD: Basic

AAD: Premium P1

License req.

Availability

Create, read, update, delete

Basic functionality for Office groups

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

None – Free feature

Available

Group activities report

Admin can view group usage in their organization

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

None – Free feature

Available

Soft-delete and restore

Admin can restore a deleted group up to 30 days after deletion.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

None – Free feature

Public Preview

Tenant-wide self-service group creation controls

Admin can allow or block group creation for all users in the tenant.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

None – Free feature

Available

Hidden membership

Admin can hide membership for a group from all non-members.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

None – Free feature

Available

Dynamic group membership

Admin can define group membership based on user attributes, and membership is then managed dynamically.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group within tenant.

Public Preview

Granular self-service group creation controls

Admin can allow a subset of users in the tenant (defined by a security group) to create groups.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group linked with GroupCreationAllowedGroupId

Public Preview

Group Naming Policy

Admin can provide naming convention for groups by automatically appending strings and user attributes to the group name, email and alias, and also block specific words

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group within tenant.

Private Preview

Group Expiry*

Admin can define lifetime for groups. If the group owner does not renew the group, the group is deleted.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group affected by a group’s expiration policy.

Public Preview

Usage Guidelines

Admin can submit a URL that is displayed as a hyperlink on group creation pages that takes users to the group usage guidelines for the organization.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group within tenant.

Public Preview

Default classification

Admin can define a set of data classifications (for example, low, medium, high) and set one as default. Group owners can assign classification values to their group.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group within tenant.

Public Preview

Self-service group management via myapps.microsoft.com

Users can manage groups and group membership requests via the Azure Active Directory Access Panel at myapps.microsoft.com.

     

Yes

Each user that is also a member of a group within tenant.

Available

+ Información: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Learn-about-Office-365-Groups-b565caa1-5c40-40ef-9915-60fdb2d97fa2#ID0EAADAAA=Feature_availability_and_licensing