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

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Candidates for this exam are 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 Azure Virtual Desktop and optimize them to run in multi-session virtual environments. To deliver these experiences, they work closely with the Azure administrators and architects, along with Microsoft 365 Administrators.

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 Azure Virtual Desktop. These professionals use the Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager templates to accomplish many tasks. This role may use PowerShell and Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) for more efficient automation.

Candidates for this exam must have expert Azure administration skills.

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

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

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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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Skills measured

  • The content of this exam was updated on September 24, 2021. Please download the exam skills outline below to see what changed.
  • NOTE: The bullets that appear below each of the skills measured are intended to illustrate how we are assessing that skill. This list is NOT definitive or exhaustive.
  • Plan an Azure Virtual Desktop Architecture (10-15%)
  • Implement an Azure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Manage Access and Security (10-15%)
  • Manage User Environments and Apps (20-25%)
  • Monitor and Maintain an Azure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (20-25%)

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  • 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.

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