Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Overview

Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course Outline

Module 1: Configure Azure Active Directory

  • Introduction
  • Describe Azure Active Directory Benefits and Features
  • Describe Azure Active Directory Concepts
  • Compare Active Directory Domain Services to Azure Active Directory
  • Select Azure Active Directory Editions
  • Implement Azure Active Directory Join
  • Implement Azure Active Directory Self-Service Password Reset

Module 2: Configure user and group accounts

  • Introduction
  • Create User Accounts
  • Manage User Accounts
  • Create Bulk User Accounts
  • Create Group Accounts
  • Create Administrative Units
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 3: Configure Subscriptions

  • Introduction
  • Identify Azure Regions
  • Implement Azure Subscriptions
  • Obtain an Azure Subscription
  • Identify Azure Subscription Usage
  • Implement Microsoft Cost Management
  • Apply Resource Tagging
  • Apply Cost Savings

Module 4: Configure Azure Policy

  • Introduction
  • Create Management Groups
  • Implement Azure Policies
  • Create Azure Policies
  • Create Policy Definitions
  • Create an Initiative Definition
  • Scope the Initiative Definition
  • Determine Compliance
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 5: Configure Role-Based Access Control

  • Introduction
  • Implement Role-Based Access Control
  • Create a Role Definition
  • Create a Role Assignment
  • Compare Azure Roles to Azure Active Directory Roles
  • Apply Role-Based Access Control
  • Review Fundamental Azure RBAC Roles
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 6: Configure Azure Resources with Tools

  • Introduction
  • Use the Azure Portal
  • Use Azure Cloud Shell
  • Use Azure PowerShell
  • Interactive Lab Simulation (Azure PowerShell)
  • Use Azure CLI
  • Interactive Lab Simulation (Azure CLI)

Module 7: Use Azure Resource Manager

  • Introduction
  • Review Azure Resource Manager Benefits
  • Review Azure Resource Terminology
  • Create Resource Groups
  • Create Azure Resource Manager Locks
  • Reorganize Azure Resources
  • Remove Resources and Resource Groups
  • Determine Resource Limits

Module 8: Configure Resources with Azure Resource Manager Templates

  • Introduction
  • Review Azure Resource Manager Template Advantages
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager Template Schema
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager Template Parameters
  • Consider Bicep Templates
  • Review QuickStart Templates
  • Interactive Lab Simulation – Templates

Module 9: Configure Virtual Networks

  • Introduction
  • Plan Virtual Networks
  • Create Subnets
  • Create Virtual Networks
  • Plan IP Addressing
  • Create Public IP Addressing
  • Associate Public IP Addresses
  • Allocate or Assign Private IP Addresses
  • Interactive lab Simulation

Module 10: Configure Network Security Groups

  • Introduction
  • Implement Network Security Groups
  • Determine Network Security Group Rules
  • Determine Network Security Group Effective Rules
  • Create Network Security Group Rules
  • Implement Application Security Groups
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 11: Configure Azure DNS

  • Introduction
  • Identify Domains and Custom Domains
  • Verify Custom Domain Names
  • Create Azure DNS Zones
  • Delegate DNS Domains
  • Add DNS Record Sets
  • Plan for Azure Private DNS Zones
  • Review Azure Private DNS Zone Scenarios
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 12: Configure Azure Virtual Network Peering

  • Introduction
  • Determine Azure Virtual Network Peering Uses
  • Determine Gateway Transit and Connectivity
  • Create Virtual Network Peering
  • Extend Peering with User-Defined Routes and Service Chaining
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 13: Configure Network Routing and Endpoints

  • Introduction
  • Review System Routes
  • Identify User-Defined Routes
  • Determine Service Endpoint Uses
  • Determine Service Endpoint Services
  • Identify Private Link Uses
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 14: Configure Azure Load Balancer

  • Introduction
  • Determine Azure Load Balancer Uses
  • Implement a Public Load Balancer
  • Implement an Internal Load Balancer
  • Determine Load Balancer Skus
  • Create Back-End Pools
  • Create Health Probes
  • Create Load Balancer Rules
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 15: Configure Azure Application Gateway

  • Introduction
  • Implement Azure Application Gateway
  • Determine Azure Application Gateway Routing
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway Components

Module 16: Configure Storage Accounts

  • Introduction
  • Implement Azure Storage
  • Explore Azure Storage Services
  • Determine Storage Account Types
  • Determine Replication Strategies
  • Access Storage
  • Secure Storage Endpoints

Module 17: Configure Azure Blob Storage

  • Introduction
  • Implement Azure Blob Storage
  • Create Blob Containers
  • Assign Blob Access Tiers
  • Add Blob Lifecycle Management Rules
  • Determine Blob Object Replication
  • Upload Blobs

Module 18: Configure Azure Storage Security

  • Introduction
  • Review Azure Storage Security Strategies
  • Create Shared Access Signatures
  • Identify URI and SAS Parameters
  • Determine Azure Storage Encryption
  • Create Customer-Managed Keys
  • Apply Azure Storage Security best practices
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 19: Configure Azure Files and Azure File Sync

  • Introduction
  • Compare Storage for File Shares and Blob Data
  • Manage Azure Files Shares
  • Create File Share Snapshots
  • Implement Azure File Sync
  • Identify Azure File Sync Components
  • Deploy Azure File Sync

Module 20: Configure Azure Storage with Tools

  • Introduction
  • Use Azure Storage Explorer
  • Use the Azure Import/Export Service
  • Use the WAImportExport Tool
  • Use the AzCopy Tool

Module 21: Configure Virtual Machines

  • Introduction
  • Review Cloud Services Responsibilities
  • Plan virtual Machines
  • Determine Virtual Machine Sizing
  • Determine Virtual Machine Storage
  • Create Virtual Machines in the Azure Portal
  • Connect to Virtual Machines
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 22: Configure Virtual Machine Availability

  • Introduction
  • Plan for Maintenance and Downtime
  • Create Availability Sets
  • Review Update Domains and Fault Domains
  • Review Availability Zones
  • Compare Vertical and Horizontal Scaling
  • Implement Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Create Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Implement Autoscale
  • Configure Autoscale
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 23: Configure Azure App Service plans

  • Introduction
  • Implement Azure App Service Plans
  • Determine Azure App Service Plan Pricing
  • Scale up and Scale out Azure App Service
  • Configure Azure App Service Autoscale

Module 24: Configure Azure App Service

  • Introduction
  • Implement Azure App Service
  • Create an App with App Service
  • Explore Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Create Deployment Slots
  • Add Deployment Slots
  • Secure your App Service App
  • Create Custom Domain Names
  • Backup and Restore your App Service App
  • Use Azure Application Insights
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 25: Configure Azure Container Instances

  • Introduction
  • Compare Containers to Virtual Machines
  • Review Azure Container Instances
  • Implement Container Groups
  • Review the Docker Platform
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 26: Configure File and Folder Backups

  • Introduction
  • Describe Azure Backup Benefits
  • Implement Backup Center for Azure Backup
  • Configure Azure Recovery Services Vault Backup Options
  • Use the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) Agent
  • Configure On-Premises File and Folder Backups
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 27: Configure virtual machine backups

  • Introduction
  • Explore Options to Protect Virtual Machine Data
  • Create Virtual Machine Snapshots in Azure Backup
  • Set Up Azure Recovery Services Vault Backup Options
  • Back Up your Virtual Machines
  • Restore your Virtual Machines
  • Implement System Center DPM and Azure Backup Server
  • Compare the MARS Agent and Azure Backup Server
  • Implement Soft Delete for your Virtual Machines

Module 28: Configure Azure Monitor

  • Describe Azure Monitor Key Capabilities
  • Describe Azure Monitor Components
  • Define Metrics and Logs
  • Identify Monitoring Data and Tiers
  • Describe Activity Log Events
  • Query the Activity Log
  • Interactive Lab Simulation

Module 29: Configure Azure Alerts

  • Introduction
  • Describe Azure Monitor Alerts
  • Manage Azure Monitor Alerts
  • Create Alert Rules
  • Create Action Groups

Module 30: Configure Log Analytics

  • Introduction
  • Determine Log Analytics Uses
  • Create a Log Analytics Workspace
  • Create Kusto (KQL) Queries
  • Structure Log Analytics Queries

Module 31: Configure Network Watcher

  • Introduction
  • Describe Azure Network Watcher Features
  • Review IP Flow Verify Diagnostics
  • Review Next Hop Diagnostics
  • Visualise the Network Topology

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Who should attend this Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course?

The Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Course aims to provide professionals with the skill set required to manage and maintain Azure resources and services. This Microsoft Azure Certification can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • IT Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • Azure Cloud Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • Cloud Solutions Architects
  • Cloud Administrators

Prerequisites of the Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course

For attending this Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 Course, the required prerequisites are a basic understanding of the core Azure architecture and services, prior knowledge of Azure management and governance and familiarity with the basic cloud concepts.

Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 Course Overview

The Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 Course stands as a pivotal element within the realm of Microsoft Azure Training, acknowledging the growing importance of cloud computing in diverse industries. This Microsoft Azure Certification provides a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Azure, a prominent cloud platform, emphasising its significant relevance in the contemporary IT ecosystem.

Proficiency in Microsoft Azure is paramount for IT Professionals, System Administrators, and cloud enthusiasts, particularly in a landscape where organisations are swiftly transitioning to the cloud. Mastering Azure not only ensures job readiness but also opens avenues for career advancement. This Microsoft Azure Certification Course is indispensable for those aiming to excel in cloud-based roles and individuals seeking expertise in efficiently managing Azure environments.

This 4-day Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) Course by The Knowledge Academy offers an expedited route to mastering Azure. Delegates undergo a focused learning experience, gaining the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to effectively manage Azure subscriptions. It covers configuring virtual networks, handling network traffic, implementing storage solutions, creating and scaling virtual machines, deploying web apps and containers.

Course Objectives

  • To efficiently manage Azure subscriptions and resources, optimising cost and resource utilisation
  • To gain expertise in identity and access management, ensuring the security of Azure resources and data
  • To learn how to administer Azure infrastructure components, including virtual machines, storage, and networking
  • To master the configuration of virtual networks to enable secure and efficient communication between Azure and on-premises environments
  • To acquire skills to implement various storage solutions in Azure, including blob storage, file storage, and managed disks
  • To deploy and manage web apps, containers, and other Azure services, enabling scalable and reliable applications in the cloud

Upon completing this Microsoft Azure Certification Course, delegates will benefit from a thorough understanding of Microsoft Azure fundamentals and hands-on experience in managing Azure subscriptions. This expertise positions them for success in cloud-based roles and enhances their capability to efficiently handle Azure environments, contributing significantly to their professional growth and career advancement.

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What’s included in this Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 FAQs

A Microsoft Azure Administrator is a professional responsible for implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. They ensure efficient operation of Azure services and manage the cloud infrastructure.
The Microsoft Azure Administrator Course is ideal for IT Professionals, System Administrators, Network Engineers, and Cloud Enthusiasts seeking to enhance their skills in managing Azure infrastructure. It is particularly valuable for those responsible for cloud resource administration and security within their organisations.
Pursuing the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator Training offers a variety of benefits like skill development in managing and implementing Azure services, attaining a gloabally recognised certification which can bring career perks, and more.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Microsoft Azure Administrator Course. However, successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience in virtualisation, networking, identity, and storage. Also having knowledge about virtual hard disks, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and firewalls can be beneficial for the delegates.
The Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course offers world-class training sessions from experienced instructors, alongside a digital delegate pack to aid in their training journey.
The Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 course is a 4-day course.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy provides flexible learning options for the Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 Course, including self-paced learning.
No, the role of a Microsoft Azure Administrator does not require extensive coding. While some scripting knowledge can be beneficial, it is not a mandatory skill for Azure Administrators, as the primary focus is on infrastructure management and configuration.
This certification validates your skills in managing cloud services that span storage, security, networking, and compute cloud capabilities. Holding the AZ-104 Certification can set you apart as a knowledgeable professional in Microsoft Azure administration, making you a preferred candidate for roles requiring Azure expertise.
After completing the Microsoft Azure Administrator Course and earning the AZ-104 Certification, a wide range of career opportunities become available. Graduates can pursue roles such as Azure Administrator, Cloud Administrator, Systems Administrator, and DevOps Engineer. These positions involve managing Azure environments, implementing and monitoring cloud services, and ensuring efficient operation of cloud resources.
By earning the AZ-104 Certification, you demonstrate a proactive commitment to mastering Azure administration, which can help you take on more complex projects or leadership roles within your organisation. It also equips you to contribute significantly to your organisation's cloud strategy and implementation, potentially leading to career advancement.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those who wish to attend training on AZ-104.
The training fees for Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2595
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ104.
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