Azure Administrator, Deployment (AZ-100)


Day 1: Manage Subscriptions and Resources

Learn how to manage their Azure subscriptions, including access, policies, and compliance, as well as how to track and estimate service usage and related costs.

Day 2: Implementing and Managing Storage

Learn how to implement Azure storage solutions for a variety of scenarios.

Day 3: Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines

Learn how to create and manage virtual machines as part of an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) computing infrastructure.

Day 4: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Learn how to configure and manage Azure virtual networks (VNets).

Day 5: Manage Identities

Learn how to use Azure Active Directory (AD) to provide employees and customers with a multi-tenant cloud-based directory and identity management system.

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.

Successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage Azure subscriptions and billing, and implement Azure policies.
  • Implement access management with Azure users, groups, and role-based access control.
  • Use Azure Monitor to configure Azure alerts and review the Azure Activity Log.
  • Query and analyze Log Analytics data.
  • Deploy resources with ARM templates and organize Azure resources. 
  • Optimize your use of Azure tools like the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, Cloud Shell and the Azure CLI.
  • Create Azure storage accounts for different data replication, pricing, and content scenarios. 
  • Implement virtual machine storage, blob storage, Azure files, and structured storage.
  • Secure and manage storage with shared access keys, Azure backup, and Azure File Sync.
  • Store and access data using Azure Content Delivery Network, and the Import and Export service.
  • Monitor Azure storage with metrics and alerts, and the Activity Log
  • Explain virtual machine usage cases, storage options, pricing, operating systems, networking capabilities, and general planning considerations.
  • Create Windows virtual machines in the Azure Portal, with Azure PowerShell, or using ARM Templates.
  • Deploy custom server images and Linux virtual machines. 
  • Configure virtual machine networking and storage options.
  • Implement virtual machine high availability, scalability, and custom scripts extensions. 
  • Backup, restore, and monitor virtual machines.
  • Understand virtual networking components, IP addressing, and network routing options. 
  • Implement Azure DNS domains, zones, record types, and resolution methods. 
  • Configure network security groups, service endpoints, logging, and network troubleshooting.
  • Implement site connectivity schemas including VNet-to-VNet connections and virtual network peering.
  • Implement Azure Active Directory, Self-Service Password Reset, Azure AD Identity Protection, and integrated SaaS applications.
  • Configure domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices. 
  • Implement and manage Azure Active Directory integration options and Azure AD Application Proxy.

Module 1: Managing Azure Subscriptions

  • Overview of Azure Subscriptions
  • Billing
  • Azure Policy

Module 2: Access Management for Cloud Resources

  • Azure Users and Groups
  • Role-based Access Control

Module 3: Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • Exploring Monitoring Capabilities in Azure
  • Azure Alerts
  • Azure Activity Log

Module 4: Log Analytics

  • Introduction to Log Analytics
  • Querying and Analyzing Log Analytics Data

Module 5: Azure Resource Manager

  • ARM templates
  • Resource Groups

Module 6: Azure Tips, Tricks, and Tools

  • Azure Portal
  • Azure Tools and Environment

Module 7: Overview of Azure Storage

  • Azure storage accounts
  • Data replication
  • Azure Storage Explorer

Module 8: Storage Services

  • Virtual machine storage
  • Blob storage
  • Azure files
  • Structured storage

Module 9: Securing and Managing Storage

  • Shared access keys
  • Azure backup
  • Azure File Sync

Module 10: Storing and Accessing Data

  • Azure Content Delivery Network
  • Import and Export service

Module 11: Monitoring Storage

  • Metrics and Alerts
  • Activity Log

Module 12: Overview of Azure Machines

  • Azure Virtual Machines Overview
  • Planning Considerations

Module 13: Creating Virtual Machines

  • Overview of the Virtual Machine Creation Overview
  • Creating Virtual Machines in the Azure Portal
  • Creating Virtual Machines (PowerShell)
  • Creating Virtual Machines using ARM Templates

Module 14: Deploying Virtual Machine Images

  • Deploying Custom Images
  • Deploying Linux Virtual Machines

Module 15: Configuring Virtual Machines

  • Overview of Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Virtual Machine Networking
  • Virtual Machine Storage

Module 16: Configuring Availability and Extensibility

  • Virtual Machine Availability
  • Virtual Machine Scalability
  • Applying Virtual Machine Extensions

Module 17: Managing and Monitoring Virtual Machines

  • Backup and Restore
  • Monitoring Virtual Machines

Module 18: Azure Virtual Networks

  • Introducing Virtual Networks
  • Creating Azure Virtual Networks
  • Review of IP Addressing
  • Network Routing

Module 19: Azure DNS

  • Azure DNS Basics
  • Implementing Azure DNS

Module 20: Securing Virtual Network Resources

  • Introduction to Network Security Groups
  • Implementing Network Security Groups and Service Endpoints

Module 21: Connecting Virtual Networks

  • Intersite Connectivity (VNet-to-VNet Connections)
  • Virtual Network Peering

Module 22: Managing Azure Active Directory

  • Azure Active Directory Overview
  • Self-Service Password Reset
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Integrating SaaS Applications with Azure AD

Module 23: Managing Azure Active Directory Objects

  • Azure Domains and Tenants
  • Azure Users and Groups
  • Azure Roles
  • Managing Devices

Module 24: Implementing and Managing Hybrid Identities

  • Azure Active Directory Integration Options
  • Azure AD Application Proxy
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