Sample Questions for AZ-120 certification exam Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads

March 1, 2021 | Comments(3) |

Hello Readers, are you appearing for the AZ-120 exam Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads? It is time to check your skills and review some sample questions that may appear for the AZ-120 certification exam.

Here goes the quiz:

  1. Which of the following certified Azure VM families support Intel Hyperthreading which may provide improved throughput? (select all that apply)
    a. D(S)v3
    b. M-Series
    c. E(S)v3
    d. G-Series
  2. You are working with the Microsoft Support team to troubleshoot an issue with Type II SKU SAP HANA (large instances) on Azure. You have been asked to provide the log files from the system health check. Which of the following steps would you perform? (select all that apply)
    a. Zip all the logs at /var/log and send them to the support team
    b. Run the script at /opt/sgi/health_check/microsoft_tdi.sh
    c. Run the cdtrace command to retrieve the log files from [ /usr/sap/< SID >/HDB< Instance number >/< hostname >/trace] folder, zip and send them to support team
    d. Zip the logs by running the command tar  -czvf health_check_logs.tar.gz /var/log/health_check
  3. You want to enable support for monitoring your SAP systems on Azure. You plan to install it using Azure CLI 2.0. Select all the steps that you would perform to successfully install the Azure Monitoring Extension for SAP. (select all steps)
    a. Install Azure CLI 2.0 on a supported machine
    b. Install the extension by running the command az vm aem set -g <resource-group-name> -n <vm name>
    c. Install the latest version of the Az PowerShell module
    d. Install Azure CLI AEM Extension by running the command az extension add –name aem
    e. Run the Set-AzVMAEMExtension -ResourceGroupName <resource group name> -VMName <virtual machine name> command
    f. Sign-in to Azure account by running the command az login
  4. Which of the following is some of the best networking practices when planning for Azure VM network for deploying SAP on Azure? (select all that apply)
    a. Configure a network virtual appliance in the communication path between the SAP application and the DBMS layer
    b. Control traffic to and from Azure VMs hosting SAP workloads by using network security groups (NSGs) rather than OS firewalls
    c. Keep DB VMs and app layer on same Azure VNET
    d. VMs in the Azure VNET should have a static private IP address especially when running HANA
  5. Azure Enhance Monitoring Extension for SAP can be enabled on an Azure VM running either SLES 12 or Windows Server 2016 by running the Set-AzVMAEMExtension PowerShell cmdlet. Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
  6. You are planning to deploy SAP environments in Microsoft Azure. You have been asked to perform bandwidth assessment and you identified that you will be required 5gbps connection from on-premise to Azure Datacenter. You need to recommend which connectivity should be implemented to fulfill customer requirements, keeping costs in consideration.
    a. Azure VNet peering
    b. Azure Site to site
    c. An Expressroute
    d. Azure VNet to VNet
  7. You have deployed SAP HANA on Azure HLI. Now, you are supposed to take back up of SAP HANA database to Azure. For this purpose, you have been given some 3rd party tool that uses backing to back up the SAP HANA database to Azure. Is this the right tool to use?
    a. No
    b. Yes
  8. You have been asked to deploy SAP HANA to an Azure Virtual Machine, you enable accelerated networking to reduce latency between the SAP application servers and the database layer. Review the underlined text, if it makes the statement correct, select “No change is needed”, if the statement is incorrect, select the answer choice which makes it correct.
    a. install the vm extension drivers
    b. enable write accelerators
    c. No change is needed
    d. Start the NIPING Service
  9. You have some SAP workloads running in Microsoft Azure and all of them are running on Windows server 2016. You have been asked to take the remote connection of SAP Application Servers. What are the possible options to establish a private and secure connection to SAP Application servers?
    a. Azure VNet
    b. Azure Bastion
    c. Azure Expressroute
    d. Azure Fabric
    e. Azure VPN connection
  10. Customer Contoso.com having some SAP ACS server cluster in their on-premises datacenters. Now they are planning to migrate them to Microsoft of Azure, they want to get maximum SLA from Microsoft i.e. 99.99%.
    a. VMSS
    b. Single VM with Premium Disk
    c. Availability Zone
    d. Availability Set

Correct Answers:

  1. a, b, & c
    Explanation: Explanation: https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/1928533 or refer to the Microsoft Official Curriculum Module 5 > Azure VM compute, network, and storage considerations > Azure VM compute considerations. You run an SAP NetWeaver-based system on Microsoft Azure.
    https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/1928533 or refer to the Microsoft Official Curriculum Module 5 > Azure VM compute, network, and storage considerations > Azure VM compute considerations.https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/1928533 or refer to the Microsoft Official Curriculum Module 5 > Azure VM compute, network, and storage considerations > Azure VM compute considerations.
  2. b, & d
    Explanation:Explanation: For the Type II SKUs of the HANA Large Instances, the server comes with the preloaded system diagnostic tools.https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/troubleshooting-monitoring
    For the Type II SKUs of the HANA Large Instances, the server comes with the preloaded system diagnostic tools.https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/troubleshooting-monitoring.
  3. a, b, d, & f
    Explanation: For the Type II SKUs of the HANA Large Instances, the server comes with the preloaded system diagnostic tools.https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/troubleshooting-monitoring
    For the Type II SKUs of the HANA Large Instances, the server comes with the preloaded system diagnostic tools.https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/troubleshooting-monitoring.
  4. b, c, & d
    Explanation: The correct answers are: VMs in the Azure VNET should have a static private IP address especially when running HANA, Control traffic to and from Azure VMs hosting SAP workloads by using network security groups (NSGs) rather than OS firewalls, Keep DB VMs and app layer on same Azure VNET.
    Reference:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/dbms_guide_general#azure-network-considerations
  5. a
    Explanation: The cmdlet supports –OSType parameter.Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/az.compute/set-azvmaemextension
  6. b
    Explanation: Azure Site to site connectivity will fulfill customer requirement of getting 5 Gbps and cost also would be cheaper as compare to Express route.
    Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/reference-architectures/hybrid-networking/vpn
  7. a
    Explanation: SAP HANA database back up you can perform using recovery service vault.
    Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-azure-sap-hana-database#configure-backup
  8. c
    Explanation: In order to reduce latency, Microsoft recommends enabling accelerated networking between the Virtual Machine specially for the SAP kind of workloads.Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual machines/workloads/sap/dbms_guide_general
  9. b, c, & e
    Explanation: There are three basic methods for connecting into Azure VMs: Connect through public endpoints on a Jumpbox VM i.e. Azure Bastion. Or, connect through a VPN or Azure ExpressRoute.
    There are three basic methods for connecting into Azure VMs: Connect through public endpoints on a Jumpbox VM i.e. Azure Bastion. Or, connect through a VPN or Azure ExpressRoute.
    There are three basic methods for connecting into Azure VMs: Connect through public endpoints on a Jumpbox VM i.e. Azure Bastion. Or, connect through a VPN or Azure ExpressRoute.
  10. c
    Explanation: The correct answer is: Availability Zone.

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Disclaimer: These questions are NOT appearing in the certification exam. I personally or CloudThat do not have any official tie-up with Microsoft regarding the certification or the kind of questions asked. These are my best guesses for the kind of questions to expect with Microsoft in general and with the examination.

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3 Responses to “Sample Questions for AZ-120 certification exam Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads”

  1. Rohit Nirkhe

    Nice to know the level of questions being asked in the exam. Good work…

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