Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure (beta)

Candidates for this exam are Azure administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure.

Candidates for this exam 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 exam must have expert Azure administration skills.


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Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop Specialty

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  • AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure (beta)

    Languages: English

    Retirement date: none

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

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Skills measured

  • Plan a Windows Virtual Desktop architecture (10-15%)
  • Implement a Windows Virtual Desktop infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Manage access and security (10-15%)
  • Manage user environments and apps (20-25%)
  • Monitor and maintain a Windows Virtual Desktop infrastructure (20-25%)

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  • Microsoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop Specialty

    Candidates for the Windows 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.

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