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Exam SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

As a Microsoft identity and access administrator, you design, implement, and operate an organization’s identity and access management by using Microsoft Entra ID (ID). You configure and manage the full cycle of identities for:

  • Users
  • Devices
  • Microsoft Azure resources
  • Applications

As an identity and access administrator, you provide seamless experiences and self-service management capabilities for users. You plan and implement identity, authorization, and access to connect applications and resources in Azure. You’re also responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring, and reporting on identity and access. You collaborate with many other roles in the organization to:

  • Drive strategic identity projects.
  • Modernize identity solutions.
  • Implement hybrid identity solutions.
  • Implement identity governance.

You should be familiar with Azure, Microsoft 365 services and workloads, and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). You should have experience:

  • Automating the management of Microsoft Entra ID using PowerShell.
  • Analyzing events using Kusto Query Language (KQL).

Important

The English language version of this exam was updated on January 31, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

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Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

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  • SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

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

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: implement and manage user identities; implement authentication and access management; plan and implement workload identities; and plan and implement identity governance.

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  • The English language version of this exam was updated on January 31, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
  • Implement and manage user identities (20–25%)
  • Implement authentication and access management (25–30%)
  • Plan and implement workload identities (20–25%)
  • Plan and implement identity governance (20–25%)

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    As a Microsoft identity and access administrator, you design, implement, and operate an organization’s identity and access management by using Microsoft Entra ID (ID). You configure and manage the full cycle of identities for users, devices, Microsoft Azure resources, and applications.

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