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Windows Server 2019 Hybrid and Azure IaaS Course Outline

 (3 days)
Overview
This three-day course is intended primarily for IT Professionals who have experience with managing an on-premises Windows Server environment. Its purpose is to prepare professionals for planning, implementing, and managing environments that include Azure IaaS-hosted Windows Server-based workloads. The course covers how to leverage the hybrid capabilities of Azure, how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and how to manage and secure Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019.

Audience profile
This three-day course is intended for IT Professionals who manage on-premises Windows Server environments and want to use Azure to manage server workloads and secure virtual machines that are running on Windows Server 2019. Secondarily, this course benefits any role that involves administrative and operational tasks targeting Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) workloads.

Skills gained
Describe the foundational principles of Azure IaaS, including compute, storage, and networking.
Identify tools used to implement hybrid solutions, including Windows Admin Center and PowerShell.
Implement identity in Hybrid scenarios, including Azure AD DS on Azure IaaS and managed AD DS.

Prerequisites
Experience with managing Windows Server operating system and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including AD DS, DNS, DFS, Hyper-V, and File and Storage Services
Experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied by the first prerequisite).
Basic knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies (implied by the first prerequisite).
Basic knowledge of on-premises resiliency Windows Server-based compute and storage technologies (Failover Clustering, Storage Spaces).
Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure.
Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory.
Basic understanding security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication, SIEM/SOAR).
Basic knowledge of PowerShell scripting.
An understanding of the following concepts as related to Windows Server technologies:
High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Automation
Monitoring

Course outline

Module 1: Introducing Azure Hybrid IaaS with Windows Server 2019
This module describes the principles of Azure IaaS (compute, storage, and networking), and the methods of integrating on-premises environments with Azure and Azure AD (network, file services, management, monitoring, backup and disaster recovery, and identity). The module also introduces hybrid administrative tools (Windows Admin Center, Azure portal, PowerShell, and Azure CLI). As an introductory module, the majority of these topics will be covered in more depth later in the course. Additionally, the module does not cover Windows Server 2019 technologies beyond the topics that are relevant from a hybrid integration standpoint.
Lessons
Overview of Azure IaaS
Overview of the Azure hybrid model
Using hybrid admin tools

Module 2: Implementing identity in hybrid scenarios
This module presents the three primary methods of integrating identity management and authentication in hybrid scenarios; AD DS on Azure VMs, AD DS integrated with Azure Active Directory, and Azure AD DS).
Lessons
Implementing AD DS on Azure IaaS
Integrating AD DS with Azure AD
Implementing managed AD DS environments
Lab : Implementing integration between AD DS and Azure AD
Preparing Azure AD for integration with AD DS
Preparing on-premises AD DS for Azure AD integration
Downloading, installing, and configuring Azure AD Connect
Verifying integration between AD DS and Azure AD
Implementing Azure AD integration features in AD DS

Module 3: Facilitating hybrid management and operational monitoring in hybrid scenarios
This module highlights tools that facilitate hybrid management and operational monitoring, (separate from security-related monitoring, which is covered in module 4), including Windows Admin Center, Azure Arc, Azure Automation, and Azure Monitor.
Lessons
Windows Admin Center
Azure Arc
Azure Monitor
Azure Automation
Lab : Using Windows Admin Center in hybrid scenarios
Provisioning Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Implementing hybrid connectivity via Azure Network Adapter
Deploying Windows Admin Center gateway in Azure
Verifying functionality of Windows Admin Center gateway in Azure

Module 4: Implementing security solutions in hybrid scenarios
This module describes the primary techniques and services that enhance hybrid security, including Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Azure Monitor/Azure Automation-based solutions for Windows Update Management.
Lessons
Azure Security Center
Azure Sentinel
Managing Windows Updates
Lab : Using Azure Security Center in hybrid scenarios
Provisioning Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Configuring Azure Security Center
Onboarding on-premises Windows Server 2019 into Azure Security Center
Verifying the hybrid capabilities of Azure Security Center

Module 5: Implementing file services in hybrid scenarios
This module describes how to leverage Azure File Services to replace or enhance on-premises Windows file servers. The module covers implementing Azure Files and Azure File Sync.
Lessons
Implementing Azure Files
Implementing Azure File Sync
Lab : Implementing Azure File Sync
Implementing DFS Replication in your on-premises environment
Creating and configuring a sync group
Replacing DFS Replication with File Sync–based replication
Verifying replication and enabling cloud tiering
Troubleshooting replication issues

Module 6: Deploying and configuring Azure VMs
his module describes how to deploy and configure Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019. The module covers how to configure Azure VM networking, storage, and security.
Lessons
Deploying Azure VMs
Configuring Azure VM networking
Configuring Azure VM storage
Configuring Azure VM security
Lab : Deploying and configuring Windows Server 2019 on Azure VMs
Authoring ARM templates for Azure VM deployment
Modifying ARM templates to include VM extension-based configuration
Deploying Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019 by using ARM templates
Configuring administrative access to Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Configuring Windows Server 2019 security in Azure VMs

Module 7: Managing and maintaining Azure VMs
This module describes how to manage and maintain Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019. The module describes tools for managing and maintaining Azure VMs, including Windows Admin Center, PowerShell Remoting via the Cloud Shell, the Run Command, serial console, and Azyure policeis via Guest Configuration extension.
Lessons
Managing Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Maintaining Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Lab : Managing Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Provisioning Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019
Managing Windows Server 2019 in Azure VMs by using Windows Admin Center
Managing Windows Server 2019 in Azure VMs from Cloud Shell by using PowerShell Remoting
Managing Windows Server 2019 in Azure VMs by using Run Command
Managing Windows Server 2019 in Azure VMs by using the serial console
Managing Windows Server 2019 in Azure VMs by using Azure Policy Guest Configuration

Module 8: Planning and implementing migration and recovery services in hybrid scenarios
This module describes how to plan and implement hybrid and cloud only migration, backup, and recovery scenarios by leveraging Windows Server 2019 and Azure services. These services include Azure Migrate, Storage Migration Service, Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery, and Storage Replica.
Lessons
Azure Migrate
Storage Migration Server
Azure Site Recovery
Storage Replica
Azure Backup
Lab : Implementing Azure-based recovery services
Implementing the lab environment
Creating and configuring an Azure Site Recovery vault
Implementing Hyper-V VM protection by using Azure Site Recovery vault
Implementing Azure Backup
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