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    About this Course

    This course teaches IT Professionals 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.

    Audience Profile

    This course is for Azure Administrators. Azure Administrators manage the cloud services that span storage, networking, and compute cloud capabilities, with a deep understanding of each service across the full IT lifecycle. They take end-user requests for new cloud applications and make recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale, as well as provision, size, monitor and adjust as appropriate. This role requires communicating and coordinating with vendors. Azure Administrators use the Azure Portal and as they become more proficient they use PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.

    At Course Completion

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Leverage Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, Resource Manager, and Resource Manager Templates
    • Use intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, VNet-to-VNet connections, Site-to-Site Connections, and ExpressRoute
    • Work with Azure Active Directory (AD), Azure AD Connect, and Azure AD Join, and Azure AD Identity Protection
    • Plan, and create Azure Virtual Machines


    Module 1: Azure Administration

    In this module, you’ll learn about to tooling Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, Resource Manager, and Resource Manager Templates. The demonstrations in this module will ensure you are successful in the course labs.

    •Azure Portal and Cloud Shell
    •Azure PowerShell and CLI
    •Resource Manager
    •ARM Templates

    Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines

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

    •Virtual Machine Planning
    •Creating Virtual Machines
    •Virtual Machine Availability
    •Virtual Machine Extensions
    Lab : Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines
    Lab : Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

    Module 3: Azure Storage

    In this module, you’ll learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files, and storage security.

    •Storage Accounts
    •Azure Blobs
    •Azure Files
    •Storage Security
    Lab : Implement and Manage Storage

    Module 4: Virtual Networking

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

    •Virtual Networks
    •IP Addressing and Endpoints
    •Azure DNS
    •Network Security Groups
    Lab : Configure Azure DNS

    Module 5: Intersite Connectivity

    In this module, you’ll learn about intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, VNet-to-VNet connections, Site-to-Site Connections, and ExpressRoute.

    •VNet Peering
    •VNet-to-VNet Connections
    •ExpressRoute Connections
    Lab : VNet Peering and Service Chaining

    Module 6: Monitoring

    In this module, you’ll learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, log analytics, and Network Watcher.

    •Azure Monitor
    •Azure Alerts
    •Log Analytics
    •Network Watcher
    Lab : Network Watcher

    Module 7: Data Protection

    In this module, you’ll learn about data replication strategies, backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.

    •Data Replication
    •File and Folder Backups
    •Virtual Machine Backups
    Lab : Azure Site Recovery Between Regions

    Module 8: Network Traffic Management

    In this module, you’ll learn about network traffic strategies including service endpoints, network routing, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Traffic Manager.

    •Network Routing
    •Azure Load Balancer
    •Azure Traffic Manager
    Lab : Load Balancer and Traffic Manager

    Module 9: Azure Active Directory

    In this module, you’ll learn about Azure Active Directory (AD) including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Join.

    •Azure Active Directory
    •Azure AD Connect
    •Azure AD Join
    Lab : Implement Directory Synchronization

    Module 10: Securing Identities

    In this module, you’ll learn how to secure identities including Multi-Factor Authentication, Azure AD Identity Protection, and Self-Service Password Reset.

    •Multi-Factor Authentication
    •Azure AD Identity Protection
    •Self-Service Password Reset
    Lab : Azure AD Identity Protection
    Lab : Self-Service Password Reset

    Module 11: Governance and Compliance

    In this module, you’ll learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts including role-based access control, users and groups, and Azure policy.

    •Subscriptions and Accounts
    •Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
    •Users and Groups
    •Azure Policy
    Lab : Role-Based Access Control
    Lab : Governance and Compliance

    Module 12: Data Services

    In this module, you’ll learn how to effectively share data using Import and Export service, Data Box, Content Delivery Network, and File Sync.

    •Content Delivery Network
    •File Sync
    •Import and Export Service
    •Data Box
    Lab : File Sync


    •Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
    •Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
    •Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
    •Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.


    Online Event


    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.

    GSA Schedule: 47QTCA19D008F