Microsoft Certified:

Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

There will be two new exams for those who want to obtain Windows Server Hybrid. Administrator Associate certification: AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure. AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services.

These exams will focus on compute, identity, storage, networking, management, security, migration, high availability, disaster recovery and monitoring and troubleshooting. Microsoft is emphasizing the hybrid piece in these exams, so there will also be a focus on Azure services' roles in all of these areas.

Exam AZ-801:

Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

Candidates for this exam configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. These professionals should have expertise in implementing and managing on-premises and hybrid solutions, including performing tasks related to security, migration, monitoring, high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. They use administrative tools and technologies, such as Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Automation Update Management, and Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor.

Course Details:

  • Secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures
  • Secure Windows Server operating system
  • Secure a hybrid Active Directory (AD) infrastructure
  • Identify and remediate Windows Server security issues by using Azure services
  • Secure Windows Server networking
  • Secure Windows Server storage
  • Implement and manage Windows Server high availability
  • Implement a Windows Server failover cluster
  • Manage failover clustering
  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces Direct
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Manage backup and recovery for Windows Server
  • Implement disaster recovery by using Azure Site Recovery
  • Protect virtual machines by using Hyper-V replicas
  • Migrate servers and workloads
  • Migrate on-premises storage to on-premises servers or Azure
  • Migrate on-premises servers to Azure
  • Migrate workloads from previous versions to Windows Server 2022
  • Migrate IIS workloads to Azure
  • Migrate an AD DS infrastructure to Windows Server 2022 AD DS
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments
  • Troubleshoot Windows Server on-premises and hybrid networking
  • Troubleshoot Windows Server virtual machines in Azure
  • Troubleshoot Active Directory