Applied Skills

Secure storage for Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage

Validate your technical skills and open doors to new possibilities of advancement with Microsoft Applied Skills.

At a glance


To earn this Microsoft Applied Skills credential, learners demonstrate the ability to securely store business data by using Azure Blob Storage and Azure Files.

Candidates for this credential should be familiar with Azure services, storage, networking, and virtual machine concepts.

Tasks performed

  • Create and configure a storage account
  • Create and configure Blob Storage
  • Create and configure Azure Files
  • Configure encryption
  • Configure networking for storage

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This assessment will use an interactive lab to evaluate your performance. It will take a few minutes to load the lab, and you may do other activities while it loads. After you launch the lab, you will need to wait 72 hours to launch it again. Your mouse movements and text entered during the lab will be recorded for quality purposes. Learn more

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