Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

NOTE: The bullets that appear below each of the skills measured are intended to illustrate how we are assessing that skill. This list is not definitive or exhaustive.

NOTE: In most cases, exams do NOT cover preview features, and some features will only be added to an exam when they are GA (General Availability).

Manage Azure identities and governance

Manage Azure AD objects

  • create users and groups
  • manage user and group properties
  • manage device settings
  • perform bulk user updates
  • manage guest accounts
  • configure Azure AD Join
  • configure self-service password reset  NOT: Azure AD Connect; PIM

Manage role-based access control (RBAC)

  • create a custom role
  • provide access to Azure resources by assigning roles o subscriptions o           resource groups o             resources (VM, disk, etc.)
  • interpret access assignments
  • manage multiple directories

Manage subscriptions and governance

  • configure Azure policies
  • configure resource locks
  • apply tags
  • create and manage resource groups o move resources o remove RGs
  • manage subscriptions

configure Cost Management configure management groups

Implement and manage storage

Manage storage accounts

  • configure network access to storage accounts
  • create and configure storage accounts
  • generate shared access signature
  • manage access keys
  • implement Azure storage replication
  • configure Azure AD Authentication for a storage account

Manage data in Azure Storage

  • export from Azure job
  • import into Azure job
  • install and use Azure Storage Explorer
  • copy data by using AZCopy

Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage

  • create an Azure file share
  • create and configure Azure File Sync service
  • configure Azure blob storage
  • configure storage tiers for Azure blobs

Deploy and manage Azure compute resources

Configure VMs for high availability and scalability

  • configure high availability
  • deploy and configure scale sets

Automate deployment and configuration of VMs

  • modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template
  • configure VHD template
  • deploy from template
  • save a deployment as an ARM template
  • automate configuration management by using custom script extensions

Create and configure VMs

configure Azure Disk Encryption

move VMs from one resource group to another

  • manage VM sizes
  • add data discs
  • configure networking
  • redeploy VMs

Create and configure containers

  • create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)
  • NOT: selecting an container solution architecture or product; container registry settings

Create and configure Web Apps

  • create and configure App Service
  • create and configure App Service Plans  NOT: Azure Functions; Logic Apps; Event Grid

Configure and manage virtual networking

Implement and manage virtual networking

  • create and configure VNET peering
  • configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets, and virtual network

Configure name resolution

  • configure Azure DNS
  • configure custom DNS settings
  • configure a private or public DNS zone

Secure access to virtual networks

  • create security rules
  • associate an NSG to a subnet or network interface
  • evaluate effective security rules
  • deploy and configure Azure Firewall
  • deploy and configure Azure Bastion Service
  • NOT: Implement Application Security Groups; DDoS

Configure load balancing

configure Application Gateway configure an internal load balancer

  • configure load balancing rules
  • configure a public load balancer
  • troubleshoot load balancing
  • NOT: Traffic Manager and FrontDoor and PrivateLink

Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking

  • monitor on-premises connectivity
  • use Network Performance Monitor
  • use Network Watcher
  • troubleshoot external networking
  • troubleshoot virtual network connectivity

Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network

  • create and configure Azure VPN Gateway
  • create and configure VPNs
  • configure ExpressRoute
  • configure Azure Virtual WAN

Monitor and back up Azure resources

Monitor resources by using Azure Monitor

  • configure and interpret metrics o analyze metrics across subscriptions
  • configure Log Analytics o implement a Log Analytics workspace o    configure diagnostic settings
  • query and analyze logs o create a query o         save a query to the dashboard o      interpret graphs
  • set up alerts and actions o create and test alerts o             create action groups o           view alerts in Azure Monitor o       analyze alerts across subscriptions
  • configure Application Insights
  • NOT: Network monitoring


Implement backup and recovery

  • configure and review backup reports
  • perform backup and restore operations by using Azure Backup Service
  • create a Recovery Services Vault o use soft delete to recover Azure VMs
  • create and configure backup policy
  • perform site-to-site recovery by using Azure Site Recovery
  • NOT: SQL or HANA


  • Manage Azure identities and governance
    No items in this section
  • Implement and manage storage
    No items in this section
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
    No items in this section

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    $595.00 $495.00
  • Duration 3 hours
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  • Enrolled 64 student
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