Course

Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

Microsoft Associate certification

1 to 2 years experience recommended

Exams Towards this Certification

This associate Microsoft Windows Server training covers the objectives in the AZ-800 and AZ-801 exams, the two exams you need to pass to earn the Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate.

This intermediate-level Server Hybrid Administrator Associate training prepares systems administrators to take the AZ-800 and AZ-801 exams, which are the two exams required to earn the Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification. The AZ-800 is the first half of Microsoft's overall Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate. The AZ-800 is the exam someone should take if they're focused on administering servers and workloads that run on Windows Server, whether on-premises or in hybrid environments. Even for an administrator who isn't planning on earning the whole certification, the AZ-800 is a good intermediate-level exam for testing familiarity with managing operations on Windows Servers — on-prem or hybrid. For IT managers, this Microsoft training can be used for AZ-800 and AZ-801 exam prep, onboarding new systems administrators, individual or team training plans, or as a Microsoft reference resource.

Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate: What You Need to Know

This Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate training maps to the AZ-800 and AZ-801 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:

  • Deploying and managing Active Directory Domain services in hybrid environments
  • Managing Windows Server servers and workloads in hybrid environments
  • Managing virtual machines and containers
  • Implementing and managing network infrastructure in hybrid and on-prem environments
  • Managing storage and file services

Who Should Take Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate Training?

This Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This Windows Server skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with server administration tools and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Microsoft skills.

New or aspiring systems administrators

If you're a brand new systems administrator, the AZ-800 is an essential step to earning the Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate — a truly excellent choice for your first certification in administration. Preparing for and passing the AZ-800 will teach you all the basics of managing hybrid network environments, which will prove fundamental to the rest of your career.

Experienced systems administrators

If you've already been working as a systems administrator for several years, passing the AZ-800 probably won't be very challenging so long as you're familiar with AD DS, hybrid workloads and virtual machines. This Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate training is a way to advance your career in server administration by helping you pass the AZ-800 and help you prove that you know your way around integrating Windows Server environments with Azure services.