Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Candidates for the Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification are Microsoft Azure administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure.

Responsibilities for this role include deploying virtual desktop experiences and apps to Azure. Professionals in this role deliver applications on Windows Virtual Desktop and optimize them to run in multi-session virtual environments. To deliver these experiences, they work closely with Azure administrators and architects, along with Microsoft 365 administrators.

Candidates for this certification should have experience in Azure technologies, including virtualization, networking, identity, storage, backups, resilience, and disaster recovery. They should understand on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies as they relate to migrating to Windows Virtual Desktop. These professionals use the Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates to accomplish many of their tasks. They might use PowerShell and Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) for more efficient automation.

Candidates for this certification must have expert Azure administration skills.

Job role: Administrator

Required exams: AZ-140

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Skills measured

  • Plan an Azure Virtual Desktop Architecture
  • Implement an Azure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Manage Access and Security
  • Manage User Environments and Apps
  • Monitor and Maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

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Certification exams

  • AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

    Languages: en

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan a Azure Virtual Desktop architecture; implement a Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure; manage access and security; manage user environments and apps; and monitor and maintain a Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure.

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    for Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.