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How to begin a trial of Atlassian Guard Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Since Atlassian Guard is an organization-wide cloud subscription, you must be a site administrator to sign up for a trial.

Follow these steps to get started with your Atlassian Guard Standard evaluation:

  1. Start your journey by going to - your central administration center.
  2. Choose your organization. Atlassian Guard Standard works on the organization-level (not the site-level) so click on the organization you’d like to apply Atlassian Guard Standard policies on top of.
  3. Verify your domain. Before you can take advantage of Atlassian Guard Standard features you’ll need to verify your domain to begin managing all of the Atlassian accounts at your company.
  4. Start your 30-day free trial of Atlassian Guard Standard. Just click on one of the security features like SAML single sign-on, click Learn more, and click the Try it free for 30 days button.
  5. Enable a feature of Atlassian Guard Standard. Start taking advantage of SAML SSO, user provisioning (SCIM) enforced two-step verification, audit logs, and more. 

Trials for Atlassian Guard Premium will be available at GA, and instructions will be added here at that time. Subscribe to our roadmap to track our progress.

Definition of organization and how it relates to Atlassian Guard Copy link to heading Copied! show +

To help administrators manage multiple Atlassian cloud products and sites centrally, we created a global administration layer called organizations.

Through your organization, you can begin managing every user in your company who has access to an Atlassian cloud product and a specific domain or domains in their Atlassian account email address (for example,

When you’ve verified your domain and your organization directory is populated, you can then apply Atlassian Guard security policies across the users in your organization.

Atlassian Guard and Data Center Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Atlassian Guard is specifically for Atlassian cloud products while Crowd is for our Data Center products. If your organization has both Atlassian cloud and Data Center products, use Crowd for user management and SSO across Data Center products and use Atlassian Guard to control users and security for cloud products.

Atlassian products that are covered by Atlassian Guard Standard and Premium Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Atlassian Guard Standard allows you to centrally enforce security policies across managed cloud users of Jira, Jira Service Management, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and Statuspage at your organization.

Atlassian Guard Premium currently supports Jira and Confluence Cloud.

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We’ll only bill you for unique users (in Jira Service Management, paid users are called “agents”) that are licensed on Jira Service Management. Users who only create requests with a Jira Service Management portal aren’t licensed (also called “portal-only accounts”), so you won’t be charged for them.

Learn more about pricing and licensing.

Adding Atlassian Guard to your Atlassian cloud subscription Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Atlassian Guard gives an organization centralized control and increased security across multiple Atlassian cloud products and easily be added to your existing Atlassian Cloud Standard or Premium subscriptions.

Or get started quickly with our Cloud Enterprise plan, which includes Atlassian Guard Standard at no additional cost. Protect your most critical work and enable secure collaboration with Atlassian Guard Standard and the advanced security controls in Cloud Enterprise.

For organizations with the highest level of security requirements, adding Atlassian Guard Premium on top of your Cloud Enterprise plan provides end-to-end visibility, control, and defense against threats to your Atlassian cloud products.

With Atlassian Guard, you’ll get a comprehensive solution that allows you to scale and secure the Atlassian cloud content and users across your entire organization.

Billing for free products Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Users who have signed up for free accounts count toward your Atlassian Guard bill as billable users. This includes the free versions of Jira, Jira Service Management, Confluence, Bitbucket, or Trello on a domain governed by Atlassian Guard.

How to exclude managed users from Atlassian Guard billing Copy link to heading Copied! show +

Using the multiple authentication policies feature in Atlassian Guard, you can create a non-billable policy and add managed users to it. These managed user accounts will be excluded from your Atlassian Guard subscription and won’t be billed or secured by its features.

Questions about Atlassian Guard billing?

Visit our billing and licensing page for details.