Microsoft Azure Administrator Training (AZ-104)

Course 8542

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate
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  • 4-day instructor-led training course

  • Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC)

  • After-course coaching available

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This Microsoft Azure Administratior 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.

Microsoft Azure Administratior Course Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Important AZ-104 Course and Certification Information

  • This Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Course will prepare you to:

    • Learn how to manage Azure Active Directory identities
    • Administer subscriptions and Azure resources with Azure Portal, ARM Templates, Azure PowerShell and Azure CLI
    • Follow a curriculum based on Microsoft Official Courseware
    • Implement virtual networking, intersite connectivity, traffic management, data protection, and more
    • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Prerequisites

    Before attempting AZ-104, attendees should have taken or have equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience of Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Training (AZ-900T00).

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Exam Information

    This course can help you prepare for the following Microsoft role-based certification — Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate.

Microsoft Azure Administratior Training Course Outline

This module will teach you how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory and implement users and groups.

Lessons

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Users and Groups

Lab: Manage Azure Active Directory Identities

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Secure and manage identities with Azure Active Directory.
  • Implement and manage users and groups.

In this module, you will learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.

Lessons

  • Subscriptions and Accounts
  • Azure Policy
  • Role-based Access Control (RBAC)

Lab: Manage Subscriptions and RBAC

Lab: Manage Governance via Azure Policy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement and manage Azure subscriptions and accounts.
  • Implement Azure Policy, including custom policies.
  • Use RBAC to assign permissions.

In this module, you will learn about the Azure Administrator's tools to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates. This module includes:

Lessons

  • Azure Administrator Tools
  • ARM Templates

Lab: Manage Azure resources by Using ARM Templates

Lab: Manage Azure resources by Using Azure PowerShell (optional)

Lab: Manage Azure resources by Using Azure CLI (optional)

Lab: Manage Azure resources by Using the Azure Portal

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Azure Portal and Cloud Shell.
  • Use Azure PowerShell and CLI.
  • Use ARM Templates to deploy resources.

In this module, you will learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS.

Lessons

  • Virtual Networks
  • Network Security groups
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure DNS

Lab: Implement Virtual Networking

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement virtual networks and subnets.
  • Configure network security groups.
  • Configure Azure Firewall.
  • Configure private and public DNS zones.

In this module, you will learn about intersite connectivity features, including VNet Peering, Virtual Network Gateways, and Site-to-Site Connections.

Lessons

  • VNet Peering
  • VPN Gateway Connections
  • ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN

Lab: Implement Intersite Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure VNet Peering.
  • Configure VPN gateways.
  • Choose the appropriate intersite connectivity solution.

In this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies, including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Application Gateway.

Lessons

  • Network Routing and Endpoints
  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Application Gateway
  • Network Watcher

Lab: Implement Traffic Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure network routing, including custom routes and service endpoints.
  • Configure an Azure Load Balancer.
  • Configure an Azure Application Gateway.
  • Configure Network Watcher.

In this module, you will learn about basic storage features, including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools.

Lessons

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob Storage
  • Storage Security
  • Azure Files and File Sync
  • Managing Storage

Lab: Manage Azure storage

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create Azure storage accounts.
  • Configure blob containers.
  • Secure Azure storage.
  • Configure Azure file shares and file sync.
  • Manage storage with tools such as Storage Explorer.

In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines, including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

Lessons

  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Availability
  • Virtual Machine Extensions

Lab: Manage virtual machines

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for virtual machine implementations.
  • Create virtual machines.
  • Configure virtual machine availability, including scale sets.
  • Use virtual machine extensions.

In this module, you will learn how to administer serverless computing features like Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes.

Lessons

  • Azure App Service Plans
  • Azure App Service
  • Container Services
  • Azure Kubernetes Service

Lab: Implement Web Apps

Lab: Implement Azure Kubernetes Service

Lab: Implement Azure Container Instances

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an app service plan.
  • Create a web app.
  • Implement Azure Container Instances.
  • Implement Azure Kubernetes Service.

This module will teach you about backing up files and folders and virtual machine backups.

Lessons

  • File and Folder Backups
  • Virtual Machine Backups

Lab: Implement Data Protection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Backup and restore files and folders.
  • Backup and restore virtual machines.

In this module, you will learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure, including Azure Monitor, alerting, and log analytics.

Lessons

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Alerts
  • Log Analytics

Lab: Implement Monitoring

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use Azure Monitor.
  • Create Azure alerts.
  • Query using Log Analytics.

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Microsoft Azure Administratior (AZ-104) FAQs

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

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