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Candidates for this exam are responsible for configuring and managing Windows Server on-premises, hybrid, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform workloads. The Windows Server hybrid administrator is tasked with integrating Windows Server environments with Azure services and managing Windows Server in on-premises networks. This role manages and maintains Windows Server IaaS workloads in Azure as well as migrating and deploying workloads to Azure. This role typically collaborates with Azure administrators, enterprise architects, Microsoft 365 administrators, and network engineers.
Candidates for this exam deploy, package, secure, update, and configure Windows Server workloads using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. This role implements and manages on-premises and hybrid solutions, such as identity, security, management, compute, networking, storage, monitoring, high availability, and disaster recovery. This role uses administrative tools and technologies such as Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Policy, Azure Monitor, Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and IaaS VM administration.
Candidates for this exam have several years of experience with Windows Server operating systems.
The English language version of this exam was updated on November 2, 2022. Please download the study guide listed in the “Tip” box to review changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on November 2, 2022. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures (25-30%)
- Implement and manage Windows Server high availability (10-15%)
- Implement disaster recovery (10-15%)
- Migrate servers and workloads (20-25%)
- Monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments (20-25%)
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Windows Server hybrid administrators integrate Windows Server environments with Azure services and manage Windows Server in on-premises networks.
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in on-premises and cloud environments; manage Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment; manage virtual machines and containers; implement and manage an on-premises and hybrid networking infrastructure; and manage storage and file services.
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