Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

Candidates for the Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification should have subject matter expertise in configuring and managing Windows Server on-premises, hybrid, and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform workloads.

Responsibilities for this role include integrating Windows Server environments with Azure services and managing Windows Server in on-premises networks. This role manages and maintains Windows Server IaaS workloads in Azure, in addition to migrating and deploying workloads to Azure.

This role typically collaborates with Azure administrators, enterprise architects, Microsoft 365 administrators, and network engineers.

Candidates for this certification administer core and advanced Windows Server workloads and services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. These professionals should have expertise in implementing and managing on-premises and hybrid solutions, such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage. They are also experts at performing tasks related to security, migration, monitoring, high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. These professionals use administrative tools and technologies, including Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, and IaaS virtual machine administration. They also work with Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor.

A candidate for this certification should have extensive experience working with Windows Server operating systems.


Note: This certification will be available on or around December 7, 2021.

Job role: Administrator, Identity And Access Administrator, Information Protection Administrator, Network Engineer, Security Engineer, Support Engineer, Technology Manager

Required exams: AZ-800 AZ-801

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Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

Skills measured

  • Deploy and manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in on-premises and cloud environments
  • Manage Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment
  • Manage virtual machines and containers
  • Implement and manage an on-premises and hybrid networking infrastructure
  • Manage storage and file services
  • Secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures
  • Implement and manage Windows Server high availability
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Migrate servers and workloads
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments

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Certification exams

  • AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure (beta)

    Languages: en

    Retirement date:

    This exam will be available on or around December 7, 2021. This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in on-premises and cloud environments; manage Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment; manage virtual machines and containers; implement and manage an on-premises and hybrid networking infrastructure; and manage storage and file services.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure (beta)

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

  • AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services (beta)

    Languages: en

    Retirement date:

    This exam will be available on or around December 7, 2021. This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures; implement and manage Windows Server high availability; implement disaster recovery; migrate servers and workloads; and monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services (beta)

    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.