Microsoft Azure Administrator (Exam AZ-103) - Advanced

5 Hours, 51 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

 This course will teach students how to manage their Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement Azure Active Directory, secure identities, and monitor your solution. 

Course Objectives

Introduction , Azure Administrator Tools , Azure Storage , Azure Networking , Azure Virtual Machines , Cross Network Connectivity , Network Traffic Management , Data Protection , Monitoring , Azure Active Directory , Governance and Compliance , Data Services , Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Azure Administrator Tools

  • Using the Azure Portal
  • Using the Azure Mobile App
  • Using the Azure Cloud Shell
  • Using Azure PowerShell
  • Using Azure CLI
  • What is Resource Manager?
  • Using Resource Manager Locks
  • Moving and Removing Resources
  • Why Use ARM Templates?
  • Reviewing an ARM Template
  • Deploying Using an ARM Template

3 - Azure Storage

  • Overview of Azure Storage
  • Creating an Azure Storage Account
  • Accessing Storage
  • Blob Storage
  • Overview of Azure Files
  • Creating and Mapping File Shares
  • Using File Share Snapshot
  • Overview of Storage Security and Authorization
  • Configuring Shared Access Signature

4 - Azure Networking

  • Overview of Virtual Networks
  • Creating a VNet
  • Reviewing IP Addresses
  • What are Service Endpoints?
  • Overview of Network Security Groups
  • Working with NSGs

5 - Azure Virtual Machines

  • Planning for Azure Virtual Machines
  • Understanding Virtual Machine Disks
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Making VMs Highly Available
  • Creating an Availability Set
  • What are Scale Sets?
  • Creating a Scale Set
  • Using Virtual Machine Extensions

6 - Cross Network Connectivity

  • Overview of VPN Gateways
  • Creating a VPN Gateway
  • What is VNet Peering?
  • Configuring a VNet To VNet Peer
  • Overview of ExpressRoute

7 - Network Traffic Management

  • What are Azure System Routes?
  • Overview of User Defined Roles
  • Creating a Route Table and Custom Route
  • Introducing Azure Load Balancer
  • Creating an Azure Load Balancer
  • Overview of Traffic Manager
  • Implementing Traffic Manager

8 - Data Protection

  • Overview of Azure Backup
  • Creating a Recovery Service Vault
  • Protecting Virtual Machines
  • Implementing VM Backup

9 - Monitoring

  • Azure Monitor Service
  • Working with the Azure Monitor Service and Alerts
  • Overview of Azure Advisor
  • Overview of Network Watcher
  • Using Network Watcher

10 - Azure Active Directory

  • Overview of Azure Active Directory
  • Creating Users and Groups
  • Preparing for Directory Synchronization
  • Configuring Azure AD Connect
  • Device Management Overview
  • Using Azure AD MFA
  • Integrating Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Configuring Self Service Password Reset

11 - Governance and Compliance

  • What are Management Groups?
  • Understanding Subscriptions
  • Overview of Billing
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Implementing Azure Policy

12 - Data Services

  • Overview of CDN
  • Overview of Azure File Sync
  • Configuring Azure File Sync
  • Using Azure Import and Export Service
  • What is Data Box?

13 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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