M365 Security Plus is available in three editions - Trial, Free, & Standard editions. All Editions come packaged as a single download. During the evaluation phase, the standard edition is installed and can be evaluated for 30 days. After 30 days, it is automatically converted to the free edition, unless the standard edition license is purchased.
The trial edition of M365 Security Plus allows you to secure unlimited users for a period of 30 days. And it allows 3 Help Desk technicians and 1 Super Admin.
Once the evaluation period expires, M365 Security Plus automatically converts to a free edition which offers:
To manage more users, please upgrade to the standard edition. If you have further questions, write to us at email@example.com. To get a quote or buy the solution, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The standard edition of M365 Security Plus offers:
Steps to upgrade from Trial/Free Edition to Standard Edition
M365 Security Plus is licensed based on the number of users. This section allows you to manage licenses and select the users that you wish to manage. M365 Security Plus is licensed based on the number of users that you wish to manage. To manage licenses, click Manage Licenses. (Click Tenant Settings found in the top right corner → Manage Licenses). The Manage Licenses screen displays the following information at the top of the table.
In some cases, the number of Microsoft 365 users managed and the number of licenses purchased might be different. In such cases, when new users/ additional licenses are added, the product automatically adds users to the managed users list.
Case 1 - Licenses purchased is greater than the number of users managed : In such a case, all existing users will be managed by the product. When new users are added, the product will automatically link the unused licenses with the new users.
Case 2 - Licenses purchased is lesser than the total number of users : In such a case, only the selected users will be managed by the product. When additional licenses are purchased, the unmanaged users will automatically be added to the managed users list based on availability of licenses.
NOTE: If you haven’t installed the Azure AD module, the pop-up while clicking the count in Managed Users column, gives details on mailboxes.