How to prepare for the Microsoft Azure AZ-140 Exam? Blog
You can now explore the future technology if you have taken and passed the Microsoft AZ-140 exam: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop. This exam will allow you to explore the latest Azure Virtual Desktop services.
Azure Virtual Desktop is your key to remote access to your desktop, apps, and other data. Azure Virtual Desktop (previously Windows Virtual Desktop), can be set up in minutes to allow remote work. This allows your customers to enjoy the familiarity and compatibility with Windows 11 while also offering a new multi-session experience. You can also save money by repurposing existing qualified Windows licenses. The question is, how do I prepare for the AZ140 exam?
We will discuss all the important areas, concepts and study methods that will help you pass the AZ-140 exam to become Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty.
What is the Microsoft AZ-140 Exam Exam?
Microsoft AZ-140 – Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop exam was designed for administrators who have the skills and knowledge to plan, deliver, and manage virtual desktop experiences and remote applications for any device on Azure. The Microsoft AZ-140 exam certifies your ability to execute various tasks, such as:
First, design an Azure Virtual Desktop architecture
Second, you can apply an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure
Third, managing access and security, user environment, and apps
Finally, monitoring and maintaining Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure.
This comes with a variety of responsibilities, including:
First, deploy virtual desktop experiences and apps on Azure.
Secondly, optimizing and deploying applications for multi-session virtual environments using Azure Virtual Desktop
Third, we need to work closely with Azure administrators in order to deliver these experiences
Administrators of Microsoft 365
Knowledge requirement for the AZ140 exam:
It is important to have all the knowledge required to pass the AZ-140 exam.
First, you will need to have the following skills: Virtualization, identity, storage and backups, resilience, disaster recovery, and networking.
It is also important to be familiar with the on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies and how they relate to Azure Virtual Desktop.
Third, you need to be familiar with the process of using Azure Resource Manager templates and the Azure portal for many tasks.
Fourth, it is important that you are familiar with Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI), PowerShell, and PowerShell in order to automate more efficiently.
Final note: This exam requires advanced Azure administration skills.
Microsoft AZ-140 Exam Format
The Microsoft AZ-140 exam: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop will have 40-60 questions. A minimum passing score is 700. The exam costs $165 USD*. It can be taken in English or Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean (French), Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Saudi Arabia), Chinese(Traditional), and Italian.
Now, let’s move on to the exam study areas!
Step 1 – Understanding Microsoft AZ-140 Exam Objectives
This is an important part of your preparation. This means that every exam contains topics that are very important. It is important to read through each section in order to gain a better understanding of the subject. Microsoft AZ-140 covers a wide variety of topics. Each section and subsection is unique. Let’s take a look at them.
1. Planned Azure Virtual Desktop architecture
Plan the Azure Virtual Desktop architecture
Designing user profiles and identities
2. Implementing an Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure
Azure Virtual Desktop: Applying and managing network connections
Azure Virtual Desktop storage implementation & management