Microsoft Azure Administrator – AZ-103/AZ-104


Are you an administrator and looking to move to the Azure cloud? This course targets experienced administrators who want to pass the AZ-103 exam: Microsoft Azure Administrator and broaden their knowledge of Azure from an
administrative perspective.

The course assumes that you are already familiar with managing cloud services that use storage, security, networking, and cloud computing capabilities. You should have a deep knowledge of each service across the full IT life cycle. You should also have experience using PowerShell, the command-line interface, the Azure Portal, ARM templates, operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

Course Outline:

Module 1. Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resource Groups
a. Azure subscriptions and resource groups
b. Assigning administrative permissions
c. Configuring Azure subscription policies
d. Implementing and setting tagging on resource groups
e. Configuring cost center quotas
f. Moving resources across resource groups
g. Removing resource groups

Module 2. Analyzing Resource Utilization and Consumption
a. Azure Monitor
b. Creating and analyzing metrics and alerts
c. Configuring diagnostic settings on resources
d. Viewing alerts in Log Analytics
e. Utilizing Log Search Query functions

Module 3. Managing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
a. Technical requirements
c. Configuring access to Azure resources by assigning roles
d. Configuring management access to Azure
e. Creating a custom role
f. Azure Policy
g. Implementing and assigning Azure policies

Module 4. Creating and configuring Storage Accounts
a. Technical requirements
b. Azure storage accounts
c. Creating and configuring storage accounts
d. Installing and using Azure Storage Explorer
e. Configuring network access to the storage account
f. SAS and access keys
g. Implementing Azure storage replication

Module 5. Importing and Exporting Data to Azure
a. Technical requirements
b. Configuring and using Azure Blob Storage
c. Creating import into, and export from Azure Job
d. Azure CDN
e. Azure Data Box

Module 6. Configuring Azure Files and Implementing Azure Backup
a. Technical requirements
b. Azure file share and Azure file share sync services
c. Azure Backup
d. Azure Site Recovery
e. Performing a backup and restore operation

Module 7. Creating and Configuring VMs for Windows and Linux
a. Technical requirements
b. VMs
c. Availability Sets
d. Deploying Windows and Linux VMs
e. VM scale sets
f. Modifying and deploying ARM templates

Module 8. Managing Azure VMs and VM Backups
a. Technical requirements
b. Managing VM sizes
c. Redeploying VMs
d. Moving VMs
e. Adding data disks and network interfaces
f. Automating configuration management
g. Configuring VM backup and restore operations

Module 9. Implementing and Managing Virtual Networking
a. Technical requirements
b. Azure VNet
c. IP addresses
d. Configuring virtual networks and subnets
e. Configuring private and public IP addresses
f. User-defined routes
g. VPN peering

Module 10. Integrating On-Premises Networks with Azure Virtual Networks
a. Technical requirements
b. Azure VPN gateway
c. Creating and configuring Azure VPN gateway
d. Creating and configuring S2S VPN
e. Verifying on-premises connectivity
f. VNet-to-VNet

Module 11. Monitoring and Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
a. Network Watcher
b. Network resource monitoring
c. Managing virtual network connectivity
d. Monitoring and troubleshooting on-premises connectivity
e. Managing external networking

Module 12. Azure Security Groups and Azure DNS
a. Technical requirements
b. NSGa
c. Azure DNS
d. Configuring a public DNS zone
e. Configuring a private DNS zone

Module 13. Implementing Azure Load Balancer
a. Technical requirements
b. Azure Load Balancer
c. Configuring an internal load balancer
d. Creating health probes
e. Creating load balancing rules
f. Testing a public load balancer

Module 14. Managing Azure Active Directory
a. Azure AD
b. Creating and managing users and groups
c. Configuring self-service password reset
d. Azure AD Join
e. Adding custom domains

Module 15. Implementing and Managing Hybrid Identities
a. Azure AD Connect
b. Installing Azure AD Connect
c. Managing Azure AD Connect
d. Password writeback
e. Password sync

Module 16. Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
a. Azure MFA
b. Configuring user accounts for MFA
c. Configuring the verification methods
d. Configuring trusted IPs
e. Configuring fraud alerts
f. Configuring bypass options