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AZ-103: Azure Administrator Course Outline

 (4 days)
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This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic,
implement Azure Active Directory, secure identities, and monitor your solution.

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Audience profile
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.

Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.

Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.

Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Course Outline

Module 1: Azure Administration
In this module, you値l learn about to tooling Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, Resource Manager, and Resource Manager Templates. The demonstrations in this module
will ensure you are successful in the course labs.
Azure Portal and Cloud Shell
Azure PowerShell and CLI
Resource Manager
ARM Templates

Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines
In this module, you値l learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.
Virtual Machine Planning
Creating Virtual Machines
Virtual Machine Availability
Virtual Machine Extensions
Lab : Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines
Lab : Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

Module 3: Azure Storage
In this module, you値l learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files, and storage security.
Storage Accounts
Azure Blobs
Azure Files
Storage Security
Lab : Implement and Manage Storage

Module 4: Virtual Networking
In this module, you値l learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks, IP addressing, Azure DNS, and network security groups.
Virtual Networks
IP Addressing
Azure DNS
Network Security Groups
Lab : Configure Azure DNS

Module 5: Intersite Connectivity
In this module, you値l learn about intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, VNet-to-VNet connections, Site-to-Site Connections, and ExpressRoute.
VNet Peering
VNet-to-VNet Connections
ExpressRoute Connections
Lab : VNet Peering and Service Chaining

Module 6: Monitoring
In this module, you値l learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, log analytics, and Network Watcher.
Azure Monitor
Azure Alerts
Log Analytics
Network Watcher
Lab : Network Watcher

Module 7: Data Protection
In this module, you値l learn about data replication strategies, backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.
Data Replication
File and Folder Backups
Virtual Machine Backups
Lab : Azure Site Recovery Between Regions

Module 8: Network Traffic Management
In this module, you値l learn about network traffic strategies including service endpoints, network routing, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Traffic Manager.
Service Endpoints and Network Routing
Azure Load Balancer
Azure Traffic Manager
Lab : Load Balancer and Traffic Manager

Module 9: Azure Active Directory
In this module, you値l learn about Azure Active Directory (AD) including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Join.
Azure Active Directory
Azure AD Connect
Azure AD Join
Lab : Implement Directory Synchronization

Module 10: Securing Identities
In this module, you値l learn how to secure identities including Multi-Factor Authentication, Azure AD Identity Protection, and Self-Service Password Reset.
Multi-Factor Authentication
Azure AD Identity Protection
Self-Service Password Reset
Lab : Azure AD Identity Protection
Lab : Self-Service Password Reset

Module 11: Governance and Compliance
In this module, you値l learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts including role-based access control, users and groups, and Azure policy.
Subscriptions and Accounts
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Users and Groups
Azure Policy
Lab : Role-Based Access Control
Lab : Governance and Compliance

Module 12: Data Services
In this module, you値l learn how to effectively share data using Import and Export service, Data Box, Content Delivery Network, and File Sync.
Content Delivery Network
File Sync
Import and Export Service
Data Box
Lab : File Sync

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