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Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise in implementing, managing, and monitoring an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment, including virtual networks, storage, compute, identity, security, and governance.

An Azure administrator often serves as part of a larger team dedicated to implementing an organization's cloud infrastructure. Azure administrators also coordinate with other roles to deliver Azure networking, security, database, application development, and DevOps solutions.

Candidates for this exam should be familiar with operating systems, networking, servers, and virtualization. In addition, professionals in this role should have experience using PowerShell, Azure CLI, the Azure portal, and Azure Resource Manager templates (ARM templates).

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Important

The English language version of this exam will be updated on October 27, 2022. Please download the study guide in the “Tip” box for details on upcoming changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

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Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

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  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

    Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Chinese (Traditional), Italian, Indonesian (Indonesia)

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: manage Azure identities and governance; implement and manage storage; deploy and manage Azure compute resources; configure and manage virtual networking; and monitor and maintain Azure resources.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam will be updated on October 27, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured on this exam.
  • Manage Azure identities and governance (15–20%)
  • Implement and manage storage (15–20%)
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources (20–25%)
  • Configure and manage virtual networking (20-25%)
  • Monitor and maintain Azure resources (10–15%)

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