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AZ-801-Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services 

AZ-801 : Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services


Duration: 4 days


Course Description:

This course is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of configuring advanced hybrid services in Windows Server environments, focusing on integrating on-premises infrastructure with Microsoft Azure. Participants will learn how to configure and manage various advanced services, including Azure Active Directory, Azure Site Recovery, Azure File Sync, and more. Through a combination of theoretical lessons, hands-on labs, and real-world scenarios, attendees will gain practical skills essential for implementing and managing hybrid solutions effectively.



Course Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals of hybrid cloud architecture

  • Configure and manage Azure Active Directory integration

  • Implement Azure Site Recovery for disaster recovery solutions

  • Set up Azure File Sync for centralized file services

  • Configure Azure Backup and Azure File Sync

  • Implement Azure File Sync for branch office scenarios

  • Manage and monitor hybrid environments effectively



Course Outline:


Introduction to Hybrid Cloud Architecture

  • Overview of hybrid cloud concepts

  • Benefits and challenges of hybrid cloud

  • Understanding hybrid cloud scenarios



Integrating Azure Active Directory

  • Azure Active Directory fundamentals

  • Implementing Azure AD Connect for directory synchronization

  • Configuring Azure AD Application Proxy for remote access



Implementing Azure Site Recovery

  • Overview of Azure Site Recovery (ASR)

  • Configuring ASR for on-premises VM replication

  • Managing failover and failback with ASR



Deploying Azure File Sync

  • Introduction to Azure File Sync

  • Installing and configuring Azure File Sync

  • Synchronizing files between on-premises servers and Azure File Shares



Configuring Azure Backup

  • Understanding Azure Backup fundamentals

  • Configuring Azure Backup for on-premises workloads

  • Managing and monitoring Azure Backup jobs



Implementing Azure File Sync for Branch Office Scenarios

  • Using Azure File Sync to centralize file services

  • Implementing Azure File Sync in branch office scenarios

  • Managing distributed file services with Azure File Sync



Managing Hybrid Environments

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting hybrid environments

  • Implementing best practices for managing hybrid resources

  • Automating tasks with Azure Automation and PowerShell



Case Studies and Real-world Scenarios

  • Review of real-world hybrid cloud implementations

  • Discussion of best practices and lessons learned

  • Q&A session and open forum for participant inquiries




  • Basic understanding of Windows Server administration and networking concepts

  • Familiarity with Azure fundamentals and cloud computing principles

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting is beneficial



Target Audience:

  • IT professionals responsible for designing, implementing, and managing Windows Server infrastructure in hybrid environments

  • System administrators, network engineers, and IT architects interested in hybrid cloud solutions

  • Individuals preparing for the AZ-801 certification exam




  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants may receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating their proficiency in configuring and managing Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services, integrating with Azure services, and ensuring security and compliance across hybrid environments.




By the end of this course, participants will have the knowledge and skills required to configure and manage advanced hybrid services in Windows Server environments, integrating on-premises infrastructure with Microsoft Azure effectively. They will be equipped to implement solutions like Azure Active Directory integration, Azure Site Recovery, Azure File Sync, and more, enabling seamless collaboration and disaster recovery across hybrid environments.

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