Microsoft Azure Administrator

Course Duration:  40 hours
                          5 days training
                          9am - 5pm

Course Schedule: Monday - Friday
                          Every Saturday
                          Every Sunday

Equipment:  Real server computer (dual processor)
                  10k RPM SAS drive
                  Fast internet

Inclusion (face-to-face training): Morning & Afternoon snack
                                               Lunch Meal
                                               Certificate of completion
                                               Training handout
                                               Review material for exam
                                               Free flowing coffee

Inclusion (Online Training):  Certificate of completion
                                        Training handout (soft copy)
                                        Review material for exam

Day 1

Manage Azure AD objects
• create users and groups
• manage user and group properties
• manage device settings
• perform bulk user updates
• manage guest accounts
• configure Azure AD Join
• configure self-service password reset

Manage role-based access control (RBAC)
• create a custom role
• provide access to Azure resources by assigning roles
• interpret access assignments
• manage multiple directories

Manage subscriptions and governance
• configure Azure policies
• configure resource locks
• apply tags
• create and manage resource group
s • manage subscriptions
• configure Cost Management
• configure management groups 

Day 2

Manage storage accounts
• configure network access to storage accounts
• create and configure storage accounts
• generate shared access signature
• manage access keys
• implement Azure storage replication
• configure Azure AD Authentication for a storage account

Manage data in Azure Storage
• export from Azure job
• import into Azure job
• install and use Azure Storage Explorer
• copy data by using AZCopy

Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage
• create an Azure file share
• create and configure Azure File Sync service
• configure Azure blob storage
• configure storage tiers for Azure blobs
• configure blob lifecycle management
• configure blob object replication 

Day 3

Configure VMs for high availability and scalability
• configure high availability
• deploy and configure scale sets

Automate deployment and configuration of VMs
• modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template
• configure VHD template
• deploy from template
• save a deployment as an ARM template
• automate configuration management by using custom script extensions

Create and configure VMs
• configure Azure Disk Encryption
• move VMs from one resource group to another
• manage VM sizes
• add data discs
• configure networking
• redeploy VMs

Create and configure containers
• create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
• create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)

Create and configure Web Apps
• create and configure App Service
• create and configure App Service Plans 

Day 4

Implement and manage virtual networking
• create and configure VNET peering
• configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets, and virtual network

Configure name resolution
• configure Azure DNS
• configure custom DNS settings
• configure a private or public DNS zone

Secure access to virtual networks
• create security rules
• associate an NSG to a subnet or network interface
• evaluate effective security rules
• deploy and configure Azure Firewall
• deploy and configure Azure Bastion Service

Configure load balancing
• configure Application Gateway
• configure an internal load balancer
• configure load balancing rules
• configure a public load balancer  

Day 5

Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking
• monitor on-premises connectivity
• use Network Performance Monitor
• use Network Watcher
• troubleshoot external networking
• troubleshoot virtual network connectivity

Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network
• create and configure Azure VPN Gateway
• create and configure VPNs
• configure ExpressRoute
• configure Azure Virtual WAN

Monitor resources by using Azure Monitor
• configure and interpret metrics
• configure Log Analytics
• query and analyze logs
• set up alerts and actions
• configure Application Insights

Implement backup and recovery
• configure and review backup reports
• perform backup and restore operations by using Azure Backup
• create a Recovery Services Vault
• create and configure backup policy
• perform site-to-site recovery by using Azure Site Recovery