This course teaches Network Engineers how to design, implement, and maintain Azure networking solutions. Students cover the process of designing, implementing, and managing core Azure networking infrastructure, Hybrid Networking connections, load balancing traffic, network routing, private access to Azure services, network security and monitoring.


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Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will possess the skills needed to:
Design, implement and manage hybrid network connections
Design and implement core Azure networking infrastructure
Design and implement routing and load balancing in Azure
Secure and monitor networks
Design and implement private access to Azure Services

  • Introduction to Azure Virtual Networks

  • Explore Azure Virtual Networks
    Configure public IP services
    Design name resolution for your Virtual Network
    Enable Cross-VNet connectivity with peering
    Implement virtual network traffic routing
    Configure internet access with Azure Virtual NAT

  • Design and Implement Hybrid Networking

  • Design and implement Azure VPN Gateway
    Connect networks with Site-to-site VPN connections
    Connect devices to networks with Point-to-site VPN connections
    Connect remote resources by using Azure Virtual WANs
    Create a network virtual appliance (NVA) in a virtual hub

  • Design and implement Azure ExpressRoute

  • Explore Azure ExpressRoute
    Design an ExpressRoute deployment
    Configure peering for an ExpressRoute deployment
    Connect an ExpressRoute circuit to a VNet
    Connect geographically dispersed networks with ExpressRoute global reach
    Improve data path performance between networks with ExpressRoute FastPath
    Troubleshoot ExpressRoute connection issues

  • load balancing non-HTTP(S) traffic in Azure

  • Explore load balancing
    Design and implement Azure load balancer using the Azure portal
    Explore Azure Traffic Manager

  • Load balancing HTTP(S) traffic in Azure

  • Design Azure application gateway
    Configure Azure application gateway
    Design and configure Azure front door

  • Design and implement network security

  • Secure your virtual networks in the Azure portal
    Deploy Azure DDoS Protection by using the Azure portal
    Deploy Network Security Groups by using the Azure portal
    Design and implement Azure Firewall
    Working with Azure Firewall Manager
    Implement a Web Application Firewall on Azure Front Door

  • Design and implement private access to Azure Services

  • Define Private Link Service and private endpoint
    Explain virtual network service endpoints
    Integrate Private Link with DNS
    Integrate your App Service with Azure virtual networks

  • Design and implement network monitoring

  • Monitor your networks with Azure Monitor
    Monitor your networks with Azure Network Watcher


This course is for Network Engineers looking to specialize in Azure networking solutions. An Azure Network engineer designs and implements core Azure networking infrastructure, hybrid networking connections, load balance traffic, network routing, private access to Azure services, network security and monitoring. The azure network engineer will manage networking solutions for optimal performance, resiliency, scale, and security.




Successful Azure Network Engineers start this role with experience in enterprise networking, on-premises or cloud infrastructure and network security. 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 software defined networking. Understanding hybrid network connectivity methods, such as VPN. Understanding resilience and disaster recovery, including high availability and restore operations.


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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