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AZ-104-Microsoft Azure Administrator

AZ-104 : Microsoft Azure Administrator



Duration: 4 Days



Course Description:

This course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to become proficient Microsoft Azure Administrators. Through a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on practical exercises, participants will gain expertise in managing Azure services, implementing security controls, optimizing performance, and ensuring the reliability of Azure solutions. By the end of this course, participants will be well-prepared to pass the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate exam.


Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the core concepts of Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

  2. Learn to deploy and manage Azure virtual machines.

  3. Implement and manage Azure storage solutions.

  4. Configure and manage Azure virtual networks.

  5. Implement and manage Azure Active Directory.

  6. Secure identities, data, and resources in Azure.

  7. Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions.

  8. Prepare for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate exam.



Course Outline:


Introduction to Microsoft Azure

  • Overview of cloud computing

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure

  • Azure services and regions

  • Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Azure Portal


Azure Virtual Machines

  • Deploying Azure virtual machines

  • Managing virtual machine sizes and images

  • Configuring virtual machine networking

  • Implementing high availability and scalability



Azure Storage

  • Introduction to Azure storage services

  • Managing Azure Blob storage

  • Implementing Azure File storage

  • Configuring Azure Table and Queue storage



Azure Networking

  • Understanding Azure virtual networks

  • Implementing and managing Azure VPN Gateway

  • Configuring Azure ExpressRoute

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Azure networking



Azure Active Directory

  • Introduction to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

  • Managing Azure AD users, groups, and devices

  • Implementing and managing Azure AD Connect

  • Configuring single sign-on (SSO) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)


Azure Security and Compliance

  • Securing Azure resources with Azure Security Center

  • Implementing Azure Key Vault

  • Managing security policies and access controls

  • Ensuring compliance with Azure Policy and Governance



Monitoring and Optimization

  • Monitoring Azure resources with Azure Monitor

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting Azure solutions

  • Optimizing Azure resource usage and costs

  • Implementing Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery



Exam Preparation

  • Review of key concepts and skills

  • Practice exams and quizzes

  • Tips and strategies for exam success



Delivery Method:

  • Instructor-led training sessions

  • Hands-on lab exercises

  • Group discussions and Q&A sessions

  • Study materials and resources for self-paced learning

  • Practice exams and quizzes




  • Basic understanding of cloud computing concepts

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory

  • Experience with PowerShell and command-line interface (CLI) is beneficial




Target Audience:

  • IT professionals aspiring to become Azure administrators

  • System administrators

  • Network administrators

  • Cloud architects




Participants completing this course will be well-prepared to take the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate exam (Exam AZ-104).


Note: This course outline is subject to customization based on the specific needs and requirements of the participants and the organization offering the training.

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