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Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop (AZ-140)

Secure virtual desktops with Azure and learn how to deploy, manage and optimize virtual desktop infrastructure for enhanced productivity and security.

course: Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop (AZ-140)

Duration: 4 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

prepare-exam Prepares for Exam : Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure (AZ-140)

certification-icon Prepares for Certification : Microsoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop Specialty

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Overview

Master Azure Virtual Desktop with our comprehensive training course. Learn to design, deploy and manage virtual desktop environments in Azure. With hands-on labs and expert-led instruction, you'll gain the skills needed to pass the AZ-140 exam and become certified as a Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop professional. Enroll now and become an expert in virtual desktop solutions with our specialized Azure training and certification course.

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Who is this course for?

Who is the Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop (AZ-140) training course for?

The Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop certification (AZ-140) is intended for IT professionals and cloud architects who want to demonstrate their proficiency in implementing and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions using Microsoft Azure. The certification exam covers various topics such as planning and implementing Azure Virtual Desktop infrastructure, deploying and managing virtual desktops and apps, configuring virtual desktop infrastructure and client experience, managing security and compliance for Azure Virtual Desktop, and monitoring and troubleshooting Azure Virtual Desktop.

Curriculum

What you will learn during our Azure Virtual Desktop course.

  • Assess existing physical and virtual desktop environments
  • Assess network capacity and speed requirements for Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Recommend an operating system for a Windows Virtual Desktop implementation
  • Plan and configure name resolution for Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory
  • Plan a host pools architecture
  • Recommend resource groups, subscriptions, and management groups
  • Configure a location for the Windows Virtual Desktop metadata
  • Calculate and recommend a configuration for performance requirements
  • Calculate and recommend a configuration for Azure Virtual Machine capacity requirements
  • Select an appropriate licensing model for Windows Virtual Desktop based on requirements
  • Recommend an appropriate storage solution (including Azure NetApp Files versus Azure Files)
  • Plan for Windows Virtual Desktop client deployment
  • Plan for user profiles
  • Recommend a solution for network connectivity
  • Plan for Azure AD Connect for user identities
  • Implement Azure virtual network connectivity
  • Manage connectivity to the internet and onpremises networks
  • Implement and manage network security
  • Manage Windows Virtual Desktop session hosts by using Azure Bastion
  • Monitor and troubleshoot network connectivity
  • Configure storage for FSLogix components
  • Configure storage accounts
  • Configure disks
  • Create file shares
  • Create a host pool by using the Azure portal
  • Automate creation of Windows Virtual Desktop host and host pools by using PowerShell,
  • Create a host pool based on Windows client or Windows Server session hosts
  • Configure host pool settings
  • Manage licensing for session hosts that run Windows client or Windows Server
  • Assign users to host pools
  • Apply OS and application updates to a running Windows Virtual Desktop host
  • Apply security and compliance settings to session hosts
  • Create a gold image
  • Modify a session host image
  • Install language packs in Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Deploy a session host by using a custom image
  • Plan for image update and management
  • Create and use a Shared Image Gallery
  • Troubleshoot OS issues related to Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Plan and implement Azure roles and rolebased access control (RBAC) for Windows
  • Manage local roles, groups and rights assignment on Windows Virtual Desktop session hosts
  • Configure user restrictions by using Azure AD group policies and AD policies
  • Plan and implement Conditional Access policies for connections to Windows Virtual
  • Plan and implement multifactor authentication in Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Manage security by using Azure Security Center
  • Configure Microsoft Defender Antivirus for session hosts
  • Plan for FSLogix
  • Install and configure FSLogix
  • Configure Profile Containers
  • Configure Cloud Cache
  • Migrate user profiles to FSLogix
  • Configure Universal Print
  • Configure user settings through group policies and Endpoint Manager policies
  • Configure persistent and nonpersistent desktop environments
  • Configure Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) properties on a host pool
  • Configure session timeout properties
  • Troubleshoot user profile issues
  • Troubleshoot Windows Virtual Desktop clients
  • Configure dynamic application delivery by using MSIX App Attach
  • Implement application masking
  • Deploy an application as a RemoteApp
  • Implement and manage OneDrive for Business for a multisession environment
  • Implement and manage Microsoft Teams AV Redirect
  • Implement and manage browsers and internet access for Windows Virtual Desktop sessions
  • Create and configure an application group
  • Troubleshoot application issues related to Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Plan and implement a disaster recovery plan for Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Design a backup strategy for Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Configure backup and restore for FSLogix user profiles, personal virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs), and golden images
  • Configure automation for Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Automate management of host pools, session hosts, and user sessions by using
  • Implement autoscaling in host pools
  • Monitor Windows Virtual Desktop by using Azure Monitor
  • Monitor Windows Virtual Desktop by using Azure Advisor
  • Customize Azure Monitor workbooks for Windows Virtual Desktop monitoring
  • Optimize session host capacity and performance
  • Manage active sessions and application groups
  • Monitor and optimize autoscaling results

Preparation

How to best be prepared for our Azure Virtual Desktop course.

  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Experience in Azure technologies, including virtualization, networking, identity, storage, backups, resilience, and disaster recovery.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Understand on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies as they relate to migrating to Windows Virtual Desktop.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] PowerShell and Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) for more efficient automation.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] Expert Azure administration skills.security; manage user environments and apps; and monitor and maintain a Windows Virtual Desktop infrastructure.

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

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Ed Baker

Ed is a Microsoft MVP for many years and has authored several Microsoft Official Curriculum Courses for Azure, Windows Server and Windows.

He is a 25 year IT veteran with experience in the UK Police and armed forces. Ed is a former Microsoft Technical Evangelist and is an MCT Regional Lead for the UK and he currently holds the most prestigious Microsoft MVP accreditation. Ed also helps run the UK MS Cloud User Group and the annual Evolve Conference in the UK.

Ed has authored several Microsoft Official Curriculum Courses for Azure, Windows Server and Windows as well as writing courses for Opsgility and other online providers.
Ed is a regular conference speaker at events such as TechEd, Ignite, TechSummit, SpiceWorld and more.

Ed now spends his time mixed between teaching Microsoft Azure, Windows Server and Enterprise Mobility topics. In addition Ed provides consultancy services to Small and Medium Enterprises as well as direct to Microsoft UK and Microsoft Corp.

 

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Tiago Costa

Tiago Costa is Microsoft MVP and a Cloud Architect and Advisor and International speaker on the Microsoft Cloud.

Tiago Costa is a Cloud Architect and Advisor on Microsoft Azure. For the past years he has been architecting and developing solutions using Microsoft Azure for some of the fortune 500 companies.

Due to his strong real-world experience, Tiago regularly teaches Microsoft Azure classes around the world. Microsoft Azure MVP since 2016 for his community efforts in promoting and sharing knowledge with the community.

Tiago has 40+ Microsoft Certifications including MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer - and got awarded as MCT Regional Lead every year since 2016. He’s the founder of the Azure Portugal User Group. He loves diving into new technologies and to share his experience at conferences and training classes, but what excites him about his work is to help others exploring new frontiers in technology impacting their life’s, making the world a better place for everyone. His free time is spent with his family in the sunny Lisbon, Portugal building cool and geek projects

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Jens Gilges

Jens is a 20-year MCT, an Amazon Authorized Champion Instructor and a well accomplish Cloud Infrastructure Security Consultant and Penetration Tester.

Jens Gilges is a highly skilled professional with expertise in Azure, AWS, and Penetration Testing. With a remarkable 20-year tenure as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Jens has honed his proficiency in various Microsoft technologies. Notably, he is not just a trainer but an industry leader, holding the prestigious title of AWS Champion Instructor.

Jens is dedicated to imparting his knowledge globally, delivering top-tier security and AWS training to clients across the world. His passion for these cloud platforms shines through in his engaging and informative sessions. Whether you're seeking insights into Azure's versatile capabilities, AWS's vast infrastructure, or the intricacies of Penetration Testing, Jens is your go-to expert.

With Jens at the helm, you can expect a comprehensive learning experience that combines years of expertise with a commitment to staying at the forefront of cloud technologies. Join him on a journey of continuous learning and explore the ever-evolving landscapes of Azure, AWS, and Penetration Testing.

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FAQ

FAQs for the Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop (AZ-140) course.

Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certification validates expertise in designing, deploying, and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions using Azure Virtual Desktop. It demonstrates proficiency in creating secure and scalable virtualized environments for remote desktop access.

Readynez's Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop course (AZ-140) is your gateway to mastering virtual desktop infrastructure on Azure. Prepare for the exam and become certified in deploying and managing virtual desktop environments. Join us to gain the skills and knowledge needed to leverage Azure Virtual Desktop for enhanced productivity and efficiency.

Prerequisites for Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certification include fundamental knowledge of Azure services, virtualization concepts, and remote desktop infrastructure. While there are no mandatory prerequisites, having hands-on experience with Azure services and virtual desktop solutions is beneficial for exam preparation.

Most of the Microsoft certification exams, including the AZ-140 cost around €142.

The AZ-140 exam covers topics such as Azure Virtual Desktop architecture, deployment methods, management tools, security features, user experience optimization, and integration with other Azure services. It assesses candidates' abilities to design, deploy, and manage Azure Virtual Desktop environments effectively.

Yes, Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certification is valuable for professionals seeking to specialize in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions using Azure Virtual Desktop. It demonstrates expertise in creating secure and scalable virtualized environments, opening up career opportunities in cloud infrastructure and desktop virtualization roles.

The time it takes to become Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certified varies depending on individual experience, study habits, and dedication. Typically, candidates spend several weeks to a few months preparing for the AZ-140 exam by studying relevant materials and gaining hands-on experience with Azure Virtual Desktop.

Yes, the AZ-140 exam can be taken online from the comfort of your own home or office. Microsoft offers online proctoring options for many of its certification exams, including the AZ-140 exam. Ensure your computer meets the technical requirements and follow the registration process to schedule your online exam session.

The difficulty of passing the AZ-140 exam varies based on individual experience, preparation, and familiarity with Azure Virtual Desktop concepts and technologies. Candidates with a solid understanding of Azure Virtual Desktop architecture, deployment, and management, combined with effective study strategies, are more likely to succeed in passing the exam.

The passing score for the AZ-140 is 700 out of 1000.

Maintain your Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certification by staying updated with the latest Azure Virtual Desktop features, updates, and best practices. Engage in continuous learning through relevant training programs, webinars, and community forums. Additionally, complete recertification requirements as outlined by Microsoft to ensure your certification remains current.

Salary potential after obtaining Microsoft Certified Azure Virtual Desktop certification varies depending on factors such as location, industry, experience, and job role. Professionals with expertise in designing and managing Azure Virtual Desktop environments can command competitive salaries in cloud infrastructure and desktop virtualization roles, offering excellent earning potential.

Reviews

Feedback from our Azure Virtual Desktop delegates.

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Stephen Ridgway

Readynez is the best training provider I've used for many years. Their customer service is first class, prices are very competitive and instruction excellent.

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Johan Andersson

Easy to attend over Teams and an excellent instructor gave me great value for the time I invested.

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