The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). 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.
The English language version of this exam was updated on August 1, 2022. Please download the study guide listed in the "Tip" box to see 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.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate
Related exams: none
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on August 1, 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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