Certification

Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Plan, deliver, manage, and monitor virtual desktop experiences and remote apps on Microsoft Azure for any device.

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Overview

As a candidate for the Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification, you should be a server or desktop administrator with subject matter expertise in designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop experiences and remote apps for any device.

To deliver these experiences, you should work closely with:

  • Azure administrators
  • Azure architects
  • Microsoft 365 administrators
  • Azure security engineers

You should have experience with Azure technologies, including:

  • Virtualization
  • Networking
  • Identity
  • Storage
  • Resiliency

You should be able to manage end-user desktop environments, including delivering applications and configuring user settings. You should use the Azure portal, templates, scripting, and command-line tools to manage an Azure Virtual Desktop deployment.

Important

The English language version of this certification will be updated on April 22, 2024. Review the study guide linked to the Certification resources section for details about upcoming changes.

Skills measured

  • Plan and implement an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure
  • Plan and implement identity and security
  • Plan and implement user environments and apps
  • Monitor and maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure

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Practice Assessment

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Practice assessments provide you with an overview of the style, wording, and difficulty of the questions you're likely to experience on the exam. Through these assessments, you're able to assess your readiness, determine where additional preparation is needed, and fill knowledge gaps bringing you one step closer to the likelihood of passing your exam.

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You will have 100 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)

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Certification resources

Exam AZ-140 study guide

Focus your studies as you prepare for the exam. Review the study guide to learn about the topics the exam covers, updates, and additional resources.

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