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Exam AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

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.

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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 the current skills measured. 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: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

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  • AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

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

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures; implement and manage Windows Server high availability; implement disaster recovery; migrate servers and workloads; and monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on November 2, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured on this exam.
  • 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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