Microsoft Certified: Azure Network Engineer Associate

Demonstrate the design, implementation, and maintenance of Azure networking infrastructure, load balancing traffic, network routing, and more.

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As a candidate for this exam, you should have subject matter expertise in planning, implementing, and managing Azure networking solutions, including:

  • Core network infrastructure
  • Hybrid connectivity
  • Application delivery services
  • Private access to Azure services
  • Network security

As an Azure network engineer your responsibilities include optimizing performance, resiliency, scale, and security of Azure networking solutions. You proactively monitor network environments to identify issues and minimize risk. You also identify and resolve connectivity issues.

To deliver Azure solutions, you work with:

  • Solution architects
  • Cloud administrators
  • Security engineers
  • Application developers
  • DevOps engineers

As a candidate for this exam, you should have experience creating and managing compute, storage, and networking resources in Azure. You should understand networking fundamentals, such as:

  • Name resolution
  • Network protocols
  • Network address management


The English language version of this certification will be updated on July 26, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the Certification resources section for details about upcoming changes.

Skills measured

  • Design and implement core networking infrastructure
  • Design, implement, and manage connectivity services
  • Design and implement application delivery services
  • Design and implement private access to Azure services
  • Secure network connectivity to Azure resources

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