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.
Job role: Administrator
Successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience in virtualization, networking, identity, and storage.
• Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
• Understanding of network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
• Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control.
• Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
Module 1: Identity
In this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups.
• Azure Active Directory
• Users and Groups
Lab : Manage Azure Active Directory Identities
Module 2: Governance and Compliance
In this module, you will learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.
• Subscriptions and Accounts
• Azure Policy
• Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
Lab : Manage Subscriptions and RBAC
Lab : Manage Governance via Azure Policy
Module 3: Azure Administration
In this module, you will learn about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates. This module includes:
• Azure Resource Manager
• 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
Module 4: Virtual Networking
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.
• Virtual Networks
• Network Security groups
• Azure Firewall
• Azure DNS
Lab : Implement Virtual Networking
Module 5: Intersite Connectivity
In this module, you will learn about intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, Virtual Network Gateways, and Site-to-Site Connections.
• VNet Peering
• VPN Gateway Connections
• ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN
Lab : Implement Intersite Connectivity
Module 6: Network Traffic Management
In this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Application Gateway.
• Network Routing and Endpoints
• Azure Load Balancer
• Azure Application Gateway
Lab : Implement Traffic Management
Module 7: Azure Storage
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.
• Storage Accounts
• Blob Storage
• Storage Security
• Azure Files and File Sync
• Managing Storage
Lab : Manage Azure storage
Module 8: Azure Virtual Machines
In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.
• Virtual Machine Planning
• Creating Virtual Machines
• Virtual Machine Availability
• Virtual Machine Extensions
Lab : Manage virtual machines
Module 9: PaaS Compute Options
In this module, you will learn how to administer serverless computing features like Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes.
• 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
Module 10: Data Protection
In this module, you will learn about backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.
• File and Folder Backups
• Virtual Machine Backups
Lab : Implement Data Protection
Module 11: Monitoring
In this module, you will learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, and log analytics.
• Azure Monitor
• Azure Alerts
• Log Analytics
• Network Watcher
Lab : Implement Monitoring