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This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

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Overview:

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

Prerequisite(s):

Successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience in virtualization, networking, identity, and storage.

  • Understanding on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control.
  • Understanding resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

You can gain the prerequisites and a better understanding of Azure by taking AZ-104: Prerequisites for Azure Administrators. This free online training will give you the experience you need to be successful in this course.

Audience:

This course is for Azure Administrators. The Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. The Azure Administrator will provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate.

Outline:

1 – Configure Microsoft Entra ID

  • Describe Microsoft Entra ID benefits and features
  • Describe Microsoft Entra concepts
  • Compare Active Directory Domain Services to Microsoft Entra ID
  • Select Microsoft Entra editions
  • Implement Microsoft Entra join
  • Implement Microsoft Entra self-service password reset

2 – Configure user and group accounts

  • Create user accounts
  • Manage user accounts
  • Create bulk user accounts
  • Create group accounts
  • Create administrative units

3 – Configure subscriptions

  • Identify Azure regions
  • Implement Azure subscriptions
  • Obtain an Azure subscription
  • Identify Azure subscription usage
  • Implement Microsoft Cost Management
  • Apply resource tagging
  • Apply cost savings

4 – Configure Azure Policy

  • Create management groups
  • Implement Azure policies
  • Create Azure policies
  • Create policy definitions
  • Create an initiative definition
  • Scope the initiative definition
  • Determine compliance

5 – Configure role-based access control

  • Implement role-based access control
  • Create a role definition
  • Create a role assignment
  • Compare Azure roles to Microsoft Entra roles
  • Apply role-based access control
  • Review fundamental Azure RBAC roles

6 – Configure Azure resources with tools

  • Use the Azure portal
  • Use Azure Cloud Shell
  • Use Azure PowerShell
  • Use Azure CLI

7 – Use Azure Resource Manager

  • Review Azure Resource Manager benefits
  • Review Azure resource terminology
  • Create resource groups
  • Create Azure Resource Manager locks
  • Reorganize Azure resources
  • Remove resources and resource groups
  • Determine resource limits

8 – Configure resources with Azure Resource Manager templates

  • Review Azure Resource Manager template advantages
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager template schema
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager template parameters
  • Consider Bicep templates
  • Review QuickStart templates

9 – Configure virtual networks

  • Plan virtual networks
  • Create subnets
  • Create virtual networks
  • Plan IP addressing
  • Create public IP addressing
  • Associate public IP addresses
  • Allocate or assign private IP addresses

10 – Configure network security groups

  • Implement network security groups
  • Determine network security group rules
  • Determine network security group effective rules
  • Create network security group rules
  • Implement application security groups

11 – Configure Azure DNS

  • Identify domains and custom domains
  • Verify custom domain names
  • Create Azure DNS zones
  • Delegate DNS domains
  • Add DNS record sets
  • Plan for Azure Private DNS zones
  • Review Azure Private DNS zone scenarios

12 – Configure Azure Virtual Network peering

  • Determine Azure Virtual Network peering uses
  • Determine gateway transit and connectivity
  • Create virtual network peering
  • Extend peering with user-defined routes and service chaining

13 – Configure network routing and endpoints

  • Review system routes
  • Identify user-defined routes
  • Determine service endpoint uses
  • Determine service endpoint services
  • Identify private link uses

14 – Configure Azure Load Balancer

  • Determine Azure Load Balancer uses
  • Implement a public load balancer
  • Implement an internal load balancer
  • Determine load balancer SKUs
  • Create back-end pools
  • Create health probes
  • Create load balancer rules

15 – Configure Azure Application Gateway

  • Implement Azure Application Gateway
  • Determine Azure Application Gateway routing
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway components

16 – Configure storage accounts

  • Implement Azure Storage
  • Explore Azure Storage services
  • Determine storage account types
  • Determine replication strategies
  • Access storage
  • Secure storage endpoints

17 – Configure Azure Blob Storage

  • Implement Azure Blob Storage
  • Create blob containers
  • Assign blob access tiers
  • Add blob lifecycle management rules
  • Determine blob object replication
  • Upload blobs
  • Determine Blob Storage pricing

18 – Configure Azure Storage security

  • Review Azure Storage security strategies
  • Create shared access signatures
  • Identify URI and SAS parameters
  • Determine Azure Storage encryption
  • Create customer-managed keys
  • Apply Azure Storage security best practices

19 – Configure Azure Files and Azure File Sync

  • Compare storage for file shares and blob data
  • Manage Azure file shares
  • Create file share snapshots
  • Implement Azure File Sync
  • Identify Azure File Sync components
  • Deploy Azure File Sync

20 – Configure Azure Storage with tools

  • Use Azure Storage Explorer
  • Use the Azure Import/Export service
  • Use the WAImportExport tool
  • Use the AzCopy tool

21 – Configure virtual machines

  • Review cloud services responsibilities
  • Plan virtual machines
  • Determine virtual machine sizing
  • Determine virtual machine storage
  • Create virtual machines in the Azure portal
  • Connect to virtual machines

22 – Configure virtual machine availability

  • Plan for maintenance and downtime
  • Create availability sets
  • Review update domains and fault domains
  • Review availability zones
  • Compare vertical and horizontal scaling
  • Implement Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Create Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Implement autoscale
  • Configure autoscale

23 – Configure Azure App Service plans

  • Implement Azure App Service plans
  • Determine Azure App Service plan pricing
  • Scale up and scale out Azure App Service
  • Configure Azure App Service autoscale

24 – Configure Azure App Service

  • Implement Azure App Service
  • Create an app with App Service
  • Explore continuous integration and deployment
  • Create deployment slots
  • Add deployment slots
  • Secure your App Service app
  • Create custom domain names
  • Back up and restore your App Service app
  • Use Azure Application Insights

25 – Configure Azure Container Instances

  • Compare containers to virtual machines
  • Review Azure Container Instances
  • Implement container groups
  • Review the Docker platform

26 – Configure file and folder backups

  • Describe Azure Backup benefits
  • Implement Backup Center for Azure Backup
  • Configure Azure Recovery Services vault backup options
  • Use the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent
  • Configure on-premises file and folder backups

27 – Configure virtual machine backups

  • Explore options to protect virtual machine data
  • Create virtual machine snapshots in Azure Backup
  • Set up Azure Recovery Services vault backup options
  • Back up your virtual machines
  • Restore your virtual machines
  • Implement System Center DPM and Azure Backup Server
  • Compare the MARS agent and Azure Backup Server
  • Implement soft delete for your virtual machines
  • Implement Azure Site Recovery

28 – Configure Azure Monitor

  • Describe Azure Monitor key capabilities
  • Describe Azure Monitor components
  • Define metrics and logs
  • Identify monitoring data and tiers
  • Describe activity log events
  • Query the activity log

29 – Configure Azure alerts

  • Describe Azure Monitor alerts
  • Manage Azure Monitor alerts
  • Create alert rules
  • Create action groups

30 – Configure Log Analytics

  • Determine Log Analytics uses
  • Create a Log Analytics workspace
  • Create Kusto (KQL) queries
  • Structure Log Analytics queries

31 – Configure Network Watcher

  • Describe Azure Network Watcher features
  • Review IP flow verify diagnostics
  • Review next hop diagnostics
  • Visualize the network topology

Additional information

Length

4 days

Guaranteed to run

Yes