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Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

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Arabic, Indonesian, and Russian versions of this exam will retire on February 28, 2023.

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.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on February 1, 2023. Review the study guide linked on the Exam SC-300 page for details about the latest changes.

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Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exams required for this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details pages and review the study guides.
  • Implement identities in Azure AD
  • Implement authentication and access management
  • Implement access management for applications
  • Plan and implement identity governance in Azure AD

Job role: Administrator, Identity And Access Administrator, Security Engineer

Required exams: SC-300

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  • SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

    Languages: ar-sa de en es fr id-id it ja ko pt-br ru zh-cn zh-tw

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    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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