SKILL BENCHMARK

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Design for New Infrastructure Management Solutions Proficiency

  • 30m
  • 30 questions
The AWS Design for New Infrastructure Management Solutions Proficiency benchmark evaluates your ability to determine a deployment strategy that meets business requirements when designing and implementing a solution. You will be measured on your skills to determine a solution design to meet performance objectives and ensure business continuity. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to determine reliability and security requirements when designing and implementing a solution.

Topics covered

  • configure an EC2 instance to run a shell script at launch
  • configure an elastic IP address
  • configure a Network ACL
  • configure an Internet gateway
  • configure a site-to-site VPN connection to AWS
  • configure AWS Direct Connect
  • configure Glacier archiving for infrequently accessed data
  • configure VPC DHCP options
  • consider DR factors such as RTO, RPO, pilot studies, backups, warm standby, and hot standby (multi-site DR)
  • create an AMI from an existing EC2 instance
  • create an EBS volume snapshot, recreate a volume from the snapshot, and copy it to an alternate region
  • create a VPC endpoint custom policy allowing access to a specific S3 bucket
  • deploy a Lambda function
  • deploy an Amazon workspace
  • deploy a transit gateway configuration
  • deploy threat detection solutions
  • describe the various ways to manage AWS
  • determine when to use a specific type of Route 53 routing policy
  • enable EC2 instance auto recovery
  • enable VPC peering
  • identify how VPCs address cloud networking needs
  • install and recognize the AWS PowerShell tools
  • launch an Amazon Linux EC2 instance and verify the CLI is available
  • manage existing EC2 Linux instances
  • recognize how multivalue answer policies are similar to traditional round robin DNS
  • recognize how weighted policies distribute traffic through DNS name resolution based on relative weight value between DNS records
  • upload a CloudFormation template file
  • use PowerShell to tag AWS resources
  • use the CLI to deploy a Windows EC2 instance
  • use the GUI to deploy a Linux EC2 instance