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Exam SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra. They configure and manage authentication and authorization of identities for users, devices, Azure resources, and applications.

The identity and access administrator provides seamless experiences and self-service management capabilities for all users. They ensure that identity is verified explicitly to support Zero Trust principles. They automate management of Azure AD by using PowerShell and analyze events by using Kusto Query Language (KQL). They are also responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring, and reporting for the identity and access environment.

The identity and access administrator collaborates with many other roles in the organization to drive strategic identity projects, to modernize identity solutions, to implement hybrid identity solutions, and to implement identity governance. They should be familiar with Azure and Microsoft 365 services and workloads.

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The English language version of this exam was updated on October 31, 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: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

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  • SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

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

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: implement identities in Azure AD; implement authentication and access management; implement access management for applications; and plan and implement identity governance in Azure AD.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on October 31, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured on this exam.
  • Implement identities in Azure AD (20–25%)
  • Implement authentication and access management (25–30%)
  • Implement access management for applications (15–20%)
  • Plan and implement identity governance in Azure AD (20–25%)

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  • Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

    The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra. They configure and manage authentication and authorization of identities for users, devices, Azure resources, and applications.

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