Crowd Server and Data Center feature comparison

If you use Atlassian Crowd for managing users, you'll have either a Crowd Server or Crowd Data Center license. 

Your Crowd license determines which features and infrastructure choices are available. We want all teams to get the most out of Crowd, so all the core features related to creating and managing users are available for everyone.  

Important changes to our server and Data Center products

We’ve ended sales for new server licenses, and will end support for server on February 2, 2024. We’re continuing our investment in Data Center with several key improvements. Learn what this means for you

Feature comparison

Here's a summary of what you get with each license. 

Core featuresServer licenseData Center license
Centralized identity management
Manage users and control application access and permissions in one single location.

Single sign-on
Provide one simple, single sign-on (SSO) experience for all your Atlassian products, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.

Multiple user directories
Map any combination of directories to a single application, and manage authentication permissions in the same place.

High availability and performance at scale

Clustering
Run Crowd on multiple nodes for high availability. Learn more

Infrastructure and Control

Audit log
Track key activities, diagnose problems, and verify important actions in-app, or via REST. Learn more

Group-level administration
Delegate group membership management to users. Learn more

Centralized license visibility
Get visibility into the login activity of Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket users to identify license waste. Learn more

Azure AD user filtering
Selective synchronization for user groups in Azure Active Directory. Learn more

Multi-domain single sign-on
Single sign-on (SSO) for instances across different domains. Learn more


Cron expression
Schedule user directory synchronization with cron expressions. Learn more

Deployment options

Your own hardware
Run Crowd on your own physical servers, virtualized servers, or in the data center of your choice.

Last modified on Apr 22, 2021

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