Azure Infrastructure: Azure 2017 intermediate

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Explore the ins and outs of the Azure infrastructure and deployment of this powerful cloud platform.

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing

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Microsoft Azure: Getting Started

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Cloud Computing

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Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing

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Virtual Machines & Load Balancing

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The Azure Environment

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Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Exercising Governance Principles

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Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Azure Storage Account Security

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COURSES INCLUDED

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing
The popularity of cloud computing has exploded in recent years. Organizations can streamline IT service efficiency with the use of cloud services in Microsoft Azure. In this course, explore five standard cloud computing characteristics: on-demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elasticity, and measured service. Discover cloud deployment models like public, hybrid, and community, and look at cloud service models including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Examine core Azure items, such as data centers, regions, and availability zones. Finally, focus on using Azure Arc to manage on-premises and multi-cloud environments. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Management Tools
Familiarity with tools, including when and how to use them is crucial in the success and ongoing management of a cloud computing ecosystem. In this course, you will navigate the Azure portal, a web-based GUI for deploying and managing Azure resources. Next, you will explore command line interface (CLI) syntax, by downloading and using the CLI on an on-premises computer. Then, you will learn about Azure PowerShell cmdlets and download and install the Azure Az PowerShell module on an on-premises computer. Finally, you will discover how Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates can be used to automate the deployment and configuration of Azure resources. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing the Microsoft Azure Hierarchy
The Microsoft Azure hierarchy consists of management groups, subscriptions, resource groups, and ultimately resources. Cloud technicians must have the skills to manage Azure hierarchy constituents. In this course, discover how Azure subscriptions can be organized under management groups to facilitate the application of Azure role-based access control (RBAC) and Azure Policy. Then, use the portal, the command line interface (CLI) and PowerShell to work with Azure subscriptions. Next, create resource groups and Azure resource locks using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, move resources between resource groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
14 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Storage
The primary storage entity in Microsoft Azure is the storage account. Storage accounts have the potential to store files (blobs), queue messages, shared folders, and basic key-value tables. Begin this course by exploring how and when storage accounts can be used. Then you will create a storage account and upload blobs using the portal, PowerShell, and the command line interface (CLI). Next, you will use the Azure Storage Explorer and AzCopy tools to manage blobs, learn how to manage blob soft deletion to protect blobs from accidental overwrites or deletes, work with storage tiers, and manage storage account network access. Finally, you will manage storage account access through access keys and shared access signatures. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Files
Shared folders have long been used in local area network (LAN) environments to provide centralized file storage and access. The equivalent functionality in Microsoft Azure is referred to as Azure Files. In this course, you will begin by reviewing how Azure Files works in the Azure cloud. Next, you will manage Azure Files shared folders using the portal, the command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, you will map a drive letter to a shared folder from Windows and map a mount point to a shared folder from Linux. Lastly, you will configure Azure File Sync to cache cloud files on a local on-premises device. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Network Infrastructure
The network infrastructure in the Azure cloud must be planned in much the same way on-premises networks are planned - the number of networks and subnets, domain name system (DNS) name resolution, IP address ranges, and network routing. Begin this course by reviewing a variety of Azure networking solutions and determining when they should be used. Then, create a cloud-hosted DNS zone using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Discover how to configure custom DNS settings for Azure virtual network (VNet). Next, use the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to create VNets and subnets. Finally, configure route table resources to control network traffic flow using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
19 videos | 1h 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure VNet Peering & VPNs
Resources deployed into different virtual networks (VNets) can potentially communicate using only private IPs if VNet peering is enabled. VPNs add network security by creating an encrypted tunnel over the Internet linking individual user devices or entire on-premises networks to the Azure cloud. Begin this course by exploring when VNets should be peered together and identifying the benefits of doing so. Next, configure VNet peering using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, review how VPNs work and use PowerShell to generate a certificate for VPN authentication. Configure a site-to-site and a point-to-site VPN. Lastly, identify when ExpressRoute dedicated network circuits should be provisioned. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Virtual Machines
Most Azure services use a virtual machine (VM), whether it is managed automatically by Azure or manually provisioned by you. In this course, you will first explore Azure Virtual Machine deployment options and settings. Next, you will deploy virtual machines using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. You will also redeploy a virtual machine to correct inconsistent network behavior, followed by resizing or adjusting the underlying virtual machine virtual hardware settings. Then, configure Secure Shell (SSH) public key authentication for a Linux virtual machine, attach a disk to a virtual machine, add a virtual machine extension, and capture a custom virtual machine image. Lastly, you will deploy Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 40m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Container Solutions
Application containers provide a logical boundary for application files and settings and provide portability and faster startup time than virtual machines. In this course, you will discover how containerized applications work, including which items exist in a container along with how containers are treated within a hosting operating system. Next, you will download, install, and manage Docker on both Linux and Windows hosts. You will then create a custom Docker container image from the instructions in a Dockerfile, and create an Azure container registry to store container images. Lastly, you will deploy managed cloud containers, or Azure Container Instances, in the Azure cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure App Service
Azure App Service provides cloud-hosted web applications as a managed service. This means cloud technicians are not burdened with deploying the underlying infrastructure to support a web app. In this course, you will begin by deploying a web app into the Azure cloud using both the Azure portal and Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition. Then, manage deployment slots so that web app changes can be implemented and tested in a staging slot resulting in zero downtime for the production version of the web app. Next, you'll configure a custom domain name system (DNS) domain name for the web app and create a key vault and public key infrastructure (PKI) certificate for enabling a Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) web app binding. Finally, you will manage web app configuration settings and enable a content delivery network (CDN). This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure RBAC & Azure Policy
Role-based access control (RBAC) assigns cloud resource permissions for security principals such as Azure AD users and groups to the Azure hierarchy. Azure Policy can be used for fine-grained control of Azure resource deployments and configurations, as well as to check Azure resources for compliance with specific settings or security standards. In this course, explore how RBAC controls access to Azure resources at the management groups, subscription, resource group, and individual resource levels. Next, manage RBAC using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, create a custom RBAC role and manage Azure AD roles. Finally, assign Azure policies and policy initiatives to the Azure hierarchy using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
15 videos | 1h 17m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Costs
Most cloud computing charges are based on metered usage, so developing a strategy to minimize monthly cloud computing charges is paramount. In this course, explore a variety of ways in which cloud computing costs can be reduced, such as by using reserved instances or virtual machine (VM) auto-shutdown. Next, configure virtual machine reserved instances and analyze monthly cloud computing charges in the portal. Then, add key and value pairs, or tags, to Azure resources using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Finally, create an Azure cost budget using the Azure pricing calculator and the total cost of ownership (TCO) calculator. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure AD
Azure Active Directory (AD), now called Microsoft Entra ID, is a cloud-based identity provider that provides some, but not all, types of services available with an on-premises Microsoft Active Directory deployment. In this course, you will differentiate Azure AD from Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Then, you will explore Azure AD using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Next, you will create a new Azure AD tenant and configure administrative units to limit the scope of user and group management. You will configure a custom domain name system (DNS) domain name for the new Azure AD tenant and manage Azure AD applications, users, guest users, and groups using the Azure portal. You will use the CLI and PowerShell to manage Azure AD users and groups and use a bulk import user file to create users. Finally, you will manage Azure AD dynamic groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
16 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Authentication
Authentication proves the identity of a connecting user, device, or software application to an identity provider, which then allows authorization to access certain resources. In this course, you will focus on Azure authentication methods, including how to enable passwordless login using additional login factors. Next, explore Azure single sign-on (SSO) and identity federation using trusted centralized identity providers. Then, manage Azure Active Directory (AD) service principals and managed identities and enable user multi-factor authentication (MFA). Finally, you will enable Azure AD conditional access policies and user self-service password reset (SSPR). This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Service Resilience
High availability (HA) ensures that IT services and data are available when needed. Methods such as data backups, replication, and duplicate configurations can assure HA. In this course, you will explore how high availability can be achieved for Azure services and determine when those services should be used. You will enable cloud-based backup, virtual machine replication, and web application backups. Next, you will configure application load balancing to improve app performance and resiliency to failure. Finally, you will configure a virtual machine scale set, enable blob versioning, and enable storage account replication. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Software Development Services
Microsoft Azure provides software developers with an array of service offerings to facilitate building and running custom code without configuring the underlying infrastructure. In this course, you will explore how DevOps relates to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Then you will create a message queue in Microsoft Azure. Next, you will discover logic apps that trigger workflows and function apps that trigger code to execute. Finally, you will configure an Azure blueprint to ensure an Azure environment that meets configuration requirements, such as for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, is easily created from the blueprint. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring Azure Services
Monitoring is a crucial ongoing task that ensures optimal cloud service performance, security anomaly detection, and compliance with specific laws and regulations. In this course, you will explore a variety of monitoring tools available in the Microsoft Azure cloud. You will work with a Log Analytics workspace and use the Service Health tool to identify Azure outages. Then, you will use Azure Monitor as a centralized cloud service monitoring tool and configure alerts and notifications related to Azure Monitor data sources. Next, you will enable web application insights for detailed web app monitoring and manage Azure logs. Finally, you will monitor Azure service performance metrics and view Azure Advisor recommendations. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Network Security
Restricting traffic into and out of subnets and virtual machines is one aspect of a Defense in Depth security strategy, similar to perimeter and host firewalls configured in an on-premises network. In this course, you will begin by focusing on network security groups (NSGs) and learn how to create NSGs using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Next, you will explore how Azure Firewall provides additional network security options beyond NSGs. Finally, you will learn how to manage Azure Firewall application, network, and NAT rules to control network traffic flow. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Migrating to Microsoft Azure
IT technicians can discover and assess on-premises IT services to determine suitability for migration to the Azure cloud. This can be done with tools freely available through Microsoft Azure. In this course, you will begin by examining various Azure migration options and when they should be used. Next, you will discover the Azure import/export service, which is used for large-scale data import and export into and out of the Azure cloud. Then you will install the Azure import/export tool and prepare a local disk to accommodate an Azure import job. Finally, you will create an Azure import journal file, an Azure import job, and an Azure export job. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
9 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: AZ-900 Exam Preparation
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals AZ-900 Exam Candidates must be aware of how they will be tested on specific Azure topics. In this course, I will begin by discussing the contents of the AZ-900 exam including scoring and preparation. I will then cover how to plan cloud service deployments given a scenario. Next, I will cover how to deploy virtual machines (VMs) and web applications in alignment with specific requirements. I will address specific configuration requirements to secure storage account and VNet access. Lastly, I will meet business requirements related to secure user authentication, VM deployment, template deployments, and performance alerts. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
12 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
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Microsoft Azure: Getting Started
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building and managing applications and services. Discover how to sign up for an Azure account, and explore the Azure portal, store, SQL Database, and AppFabric.
7 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge

COURSES INCLUDED

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Cloud Computing
The popularity of cloud computing has exploded in recent years. Organizations can streamline IT service efficiency with the use of cloud services in Microsoft Azure. In this course, explore five standard cloud computing characteristics: on-demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elastic, and measured service. Discover cloud deployment models like public, hybrid, and community, and look at cloud service models including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Examine core Azure items, such as data centers, regions, and availability zones. Finally, focus on using Azure Arc to manage on-premises and multi-cloud environments. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Management Tools
Familiarity with tools, including when and how to use them is crucial in the success and ongoing management of a cloud computing ecosystem. In this course, navigate the Azure portal, a web-based GUI for deploying and managing Azure resources. Next, explore CLI syntax, and download and use the CLI on an on-premises computer. Learn about Azure PowerShell cmdlets, and download and install the Azure Az PowerShell module on an on-premises computer. Finally, explore how Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates can be used to automate the deployment and configuration of Azure resources. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing the Hierarchy
The Microsoft Azure hierarchy consists of management groups, subscriptions, resource groups, and ultimately resources. Cloud technicians must have the skills to manage Azure hierarchy constituents. In this course, discover how Azure subscriptions can be organized under management groups to facilitate the application of Azure role-based access control and Azure Policy. Then, use the portal, CLI and PowerShell to work with Azure subscriptions. Next, create resource groups and Azure resource locks using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, move resources between resource groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
14 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Storage
The primary storage entity in Microsoft Azure is the storage account. Storage accounts have the potential to store files (blobs), queue messages, shared folders, and basic key-value tables. Explore how and when storage accounts can be used. Then, create a storage account and upload blobs using the portal, PowerShell and the CLI. Next, use the Storage Explorer and AzCopy tools to manage blobs. Manage blob soft deletion to protect blobs from accidental overwrites or deletes. Work with storage tiers and manage storage account network access. Finally, manage storage account access through access keys and shared access signatures. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 49m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Files
Shared folders have long been used in LAN environments to provide centralized file storage and access. The equivalent functionality in Microsoft Azure is referred to as Azure Files. In this course, you will begin by reviewing how Azure Files works in the Azure cloud. Next, you will manage Azure Files shared folders using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, map a drive letter to a shared folder from Windows, and map a mount point to a shared folder from Linux. Lastly, configure Azure File Sync to cache cloud files on a local on-premises device. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Network Infrastructure
The network infrastructure in the Azure cloud must be planned in much the same way on-premises networks are planned - the number of networks and subnets, DNS name resolution, IP address ranges, and network routing. Begin this course by reviewing a variety of Azure networking solutions and determining when they should be used. Then, create a cloud-hosted DNS zone using the Azure portal, the CLI and PowerShell. Discover how to configure custom DNS settings for Azure VNet. Next, use the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to create VNets and subnets. Finally, configure route table resources to control network traffic flow using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: VNet Peering & VPNs
Resources deployed into different virtual networks (VNets) can potentially communicate using only private IPs if VNet peering is enabled. VPNs add network security by creating an encrypted tunnel over the Internet linking individual user devices or entire on-premises networks to the Azure cloud. Begin this course by exploring when VNets should be peered together and identifying the benefits of doing so. Next, configure VNet peering using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, review how VPNs work and use PowerShell to generate a certificate for VPN authentication. Configure a site-to-site and a point-to-site VPN. Lastly, identify when ExpressRoute dedicated network circuits should be provisioned. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Virtual Machines
Most Azure services use a virtual machine, whether it is managed automatically by Azure or manually provisioned by you. In this course, you will first explore Azure Virtual Machine deployment options and settings. Next, you will deploy virtual machines using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, redeploy a virtual machine to correct inconsistent network behavior, followed by resizing or adjusting the underlying virtual machine virtual hardware settings. Next, configure Secure Shell (SSH) public key authentication for a Linux virtual machine, attach a disk to a virtual machine, add a virtual machine extension, and capture a custom virtual machine image. Lastly, you will deploy Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 48m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Container Solutions
Application containers provide a logical boundary for application files and settings and provide portability and faster startup time than virtual machines. In this course, you will discover how containerized applications work, including which items exist in a container along with how containers are treated within a hosting operating system. Next, you will download, install, and manage Docker on both Linux and Windows hosts. You will then create a custom docker container image from the instructions in a dockerfile, as well as an Azure container registry to store container images. Lastly, you will deploy managed cloud containers, or Azure Container Instances, in the Azure cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: App Services
Azure App Services provide cloud-hosted web applications as a managed service. This means cloud technicians are not burdened with deploying the underlying infrastructure to support a web app. In this course, you will begin by deploying a web app into the Azure cloud using both the Azure portal and Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition. Then, manage deployment slots so that web app changes can be implemented and tested in a staging slot resulting in zero downtime for the production version of the web app. Next, you'll configure a custom DNS domain name for the web app and create a key vault and PKI certificate for enabling an HTTPS web app binding. Finally, you will manage web app configuration settings and enable a content delivery network. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure RBAC & Azure Policy
Role-based access control (RBAC) assigns cloud resource permissions for security principals such as Azure AD users and groups to the Azure hierarchy. Azure Policy can be used for fine-grained control of Azure resource deployments and configurations, as well as to check Azure resources for compliance with specific settings or security standards. In this course, explore RBAC controls access to Azure resources at the management groups, subscription, resource group, and individual resource levels. Next, manage RBAC using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, create a custom RBAC role and manage Azure AD roles. Finally, you will assign Azure policies and policy initiatives to the Azure hierarchy using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
15 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Costs
Most cloud computing charges are based on metered usage, so developing a strategy to minimize monthly cloud computing charges is paramount. In this course, explore a variety of ways in which cloud computing costs can be reduced, such as by using reserved instances or virtual machine auto-shutdown. Next, you will configure virtual machine reserved instances and analyze monthly cloud computing charges in the portal. Then, add key and value pairs, or tags, to Azure resources using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, you will create an Azure cost budget using the Azure pricing calculator and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure AD
Azure Active Directory (AD) is a cloud-based identity provider that provides some, but not all, types of services available with an on-premises Microsoft Active Directory deployment. In this course, you will differentiate Azure AD from Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Then you will explore Azure AD using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will create a new Azure AD tenant and configure administrative units to limit the scope of user and group management. Configure a custom DNS domain name for the new Azure AD tenant and manage Azure AD applications, users, guest users, and groups using the Azure portal. Use the CLI and PowerShell to manage Azure AD users and groups and use a bulk import user file to create users. Finally, manage Azure AD dynamic groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
16 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Authentication
Authentication proves the identity of a connecting user, device, or software application to an identity provider, which then allows authorization to access certain resources. In this course, you will focus on Azure authentication methods, including how to enable passwordless login using additional login factors. Next, explore Azure Single Sign-on (SSO) and identity federation using trusted centralized identity providers. Then, manage Azure Active Directory (AD) service principals and managed identities and enable user Multifactor Authentication (MFA). Finally, you will enable Azure AD conditional access policies and enable user self-service password reset (SSPR). This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Service Resilience
High availability (HA) ensures that IT services and data are available when needed. Methods such as data backups, replication and duplicate configurations can assure HA. In this course you will explore how high availability can be achieved for Azure services and determine when those services should be used. Next, you will enable cloud-based backup, virtual machine replication, and web application backups. Then, configure application load balancing to improve app performance and resiliency to failure. Finally, you will configure a virtual machine scale set, enable blob versioning, and enable storage account replication. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Software Development Services
Microsoft Azure provides software developers with an array of service offerings to facilitate building and running custom code without configuring the underlying infrastructure. In this course, you will discover DevOps and explore how it relates to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Next, you will create message queues, as well as function and logic apps, where logic apps trigger workflows and function apps trigger code to execute. Finally, you will configure an Azure Blueprint to ensure an Azure environment that meets configuration requirements, such as for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is easily created from the blueprint. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring Azure Services
Monitoring is a crucial ongoing task that ensures optimal cloud service performance, security anomaly detection, and compliance with specific laws and regulations. In this course, you will explore a variety of monitoring tools available in the Microsoft Azure cloud. You will work with a Log Analytics workspace and use the Service Health tool to identify Azure outages. Then, use Azure Monitor as a centralized cloud service monitoring tool and configure alerts and notifications related to Azure Monitor data sources. Next, enable web application insights for detailed web app monitoring and manage Azure logs. Finally, you will monitor Azure service performance metrics and view Azure Advisor recommendations. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Network Security
Restricting traffic into and out of subnets and virtual machines is one aspect of a defense-in-depth security strategy, similar to perimeter and host firewalls configured in an on-premises network. In this course, focus on Network Security Groups (NSGs) and learn how to create NSGs using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will explore how Azure Firewall provides additional network security options beyond NSGs. Then, manage Azure Firewall application, network, and NAT rules to control network traffic flow. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Migrating to Azure
IT technicians can discover and assess on-premises IT services to determine suitability for migration to the Azure cloud. This can be done with tools freely available through Microsoft Azure. Begin this course by examining various Azure migration options and when they should be used. Next, discover the Azure import/export service, which is used for large-scale data import and export into and out of the Azure cloud. Then, install the Azure import/export tool and prepare a local disk to accommodate an Azure import job. Finally, create an Azure import journal file, an Azure import job, and an Azure export job. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
9 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing
Cloud computing provides alternative IT solutions compared to traditional on-premises IT solutions. On-premises capital expenditures become monthly operating expenditures with the use of Microsoft Azure. You'll begin with exploring the role that virtualization plays in the cloud. You'll learn about the characteristics that define cloud computing along with cloud deployment models. Next, you'll discover cloud service models such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS as well related Azure service offerings. Lastly, you'll explore factors influencing the migration of on-premises IT solutions to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Services
The effective management of Microsoft Azure services requires knowledge of how Azure services are offered throughout the world as well as how to use management tools. You'll begin by exploring the relationship between Azure regions and availability zones and how this can be leveraged to provide service high availability. Next, you'll examine Azure management tools such as the portal, mobile app, CLI and PowerShell. Lastly, you'll explore the purpose of resource groups followed by creating resource groups to organize related Azure resources. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Subscriptions & ARM Templates
Before deploying Azure cloud solutions, an Azure subscription is required. Billing occurs at the subscription level. In this course, you'll learn the basics of Azure subscriptions, including how to manage them and the relationships subscriptions have to Azure AD tenants. Next, you'll explore how cloud resource management can be achieved using ARM templates. You'll then learn how to work with templates using GUI and command line tools. Lastly, you will explore the Azure Marketplace for packaged cloud solutions. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Networking
Azure services require cloud network configurations to function correctly. In this course, you'll begin by learning about Azure VNets, subnets, and IP addressing, as well as how to manage network components using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll examine when Azure VNet peering should be used and how to peer two VNets together. You'll then learn how to configure a VPN connection into the Azure cloud and determine when to use a content delivery network to cache content globally. Lastly, you'll explore how to provision a private dedicated network link to Azure through ExpressRoute. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Storage
Microsoft Azure cloud storage is highly scalable and underlies many Azure services. You'll begin by learning about managed disks used by Azure virtual machines. Next, you'll explore how Azure storage accounts can store different types of items including blobs. You will then learn how to manage storage account blobs using GUI and command line tools. Next, you will learn how to configure an Azure File shared folder and use the GUI storage explorer tool to connect to and manage a storage account. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Databases & Data Analytics
Databases can be migrated or deployed into Azure as a managed service. Data analytic solutions are provisioned more quickly and easily than they would be on-premises. In this course, you'll learn how to deploy various managed SQL solutions, such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. You'll explore how to deploy SQL Managed Instance. Next, you'll examine how on-premises database solutions can be migrated to Azure, followed by how to deploy NoSQL solutions such as Cosmos DB. Lastly, you'll examine when data analytic solutions such as Synapse, HDInsight, Databricks and Cognitive Services should be used. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Virtual Machines & Security Groups
Virtual machines are the underlying work engine supporting many Azure services. In this course, you'll explore how to deploy and manage virtual machines, load balancers, and network security groups. You'll begin by learning how to deploy Windows and Linux virtual machines using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll examine how to use virtual machine scale sets with a load balancer to increase application high availability and performance. You'll then learn when Azure dedicated hosts should be used. Lastly, you'll learn how to control network traffic with network security groups through GUI and command line tools. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure AD & Windows Virtual Desktop
Identity and access management provides controlled and limited access to resources after successful authentication. In this course, you'll learn how to create a new Azure AD tenant using the portal. You'll explore how to deploy and manage Azure Active Directory tenants, as well as how to create users, groups, and applications. Next, you'll examine how to configure multi-factor authentication and single sign-on for Azure AD users. Finally, you'll learn how to configure Windows Virtual Desktop to allow remote user access to Windows client operating systems running in the Azure cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Resource Governance
Azure governance begins with applying policies and RBAC roles to control resource access and check resource compliance with security standards. In this course, you'll begin by learning how to create an Azure management group to organize Azure subscriptions. Next, you'll learn how to work with Azure policy assignments to control resource access and check resource compliance. You'll then explore how to create an Azure environment using Azure Blueprints, as well as how to control Azure resource management through RBAC. Lastly, you'll learn how to tag resources and enable resource locking. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: App Services
Azure App Services are Azure-hosted web applications. Increased high availability and performance of apps can be achieved with the Azure Application Gateway. In this course, you'll begin by learning how to deploy an Azure App Service using the portal. Next, you'll learn how to configure an app custom DNS domain and HTTPS binding to increase network security. You'll then explore how to use deployment slots for production and testing versions of web applications. Lastly, you'll learn how to configure the Azure Application Gateway to load balance a web application. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
9 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Software Development
Azure offers many software development platform tools in the cloud. You'll begin by learning how to create an Azure App Function followed by recognizing the integration of GitHub with Azure. Next, you'll learn how to deploy a sample test environment using Azure DevTest Labs, then you will create an Azure Logic App. You will then learn how IoT and Azure Sphere provide IoT functionality in the cloud. You'll also learn how to work with Azure containerized application services. Finally, you'll learn how to deploy an Azure container registry and instance. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Security & Compliance
Microsoft Azure provides resources and solutions to enhance IT service security and compliance with regulations. You'll begin by discovering what constitutes personally identifiable information and how this is related to various security standards and regulations. Next, you'll examine various Azure security tools followed by reviewing various Azure service level agreements. You will then learn how to deploy Azure Firewall as well as Azure Key Vault. Lastly, you will explore Azure DDoS mitigation and Azure Sentinel threat detection. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring & Cost Management
Monitoring Azure service usage can enhance security as well as improved performance of deployed services. You'll begin by reviewing individual resource log activity followed by monitoring Azure service health. Next, you'll explore Log Analytics Workspaces and alert notification. You will then how to configure Azure Dashboards for quick access to cloud service status and recognize Azure service previews and general availability. Next, you will learn how to review and filter Azure cloud computing charges related to an Azure subscription. Next, you'll learn how to use the pricing calculator to estimate cloud charges based on selected services. You will then learn how to use the TCO calculator to determine the trust cost of cloud computing over time followed by configuring alert thresholds related to cost. Lastly, you'll explore a variety of cost saving measures including reserved instances. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
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Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing
In this 14-video course, learners can explore differences between cloud computing and traditional on-premises computing. You will examine AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals, the entry level Microsoft Azure certification that will introduce learners to Azure service offerings, including storage, virtual machines (VMs), databases, and developer solutions. Microsoft Azure lets users leverage the infrastructure of an existing computing environment to reduce, or even in some cases eliminate, on-premises solutions. You will learn that cloud computing depends on virtualization, and hypervisors, the underlying physical server hardware that allows VMs to be deployed and to run. Next, you will examine the components of Microsoft Azure include IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), which is basic computing and storage services such as VMs and network services. You will learn that Azure includes PaaS (Platform as a Service), which is used for application hosting environment solutions such as web hosting, messaging, and database hosting, and SaaS (Software as a Service) with on-demand applications. Finally, the course compares traditional on-premises IT solutions to their cloud equivalents, and compares on-premises to cloud migration strategies.
14 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: The Ecosystem
Continue exploring differences between cloud computing and traditional on-premises computing, and how Microsoft Azure Cloud Services are made available to cloud customers, in this 15-video course examining the Azure ecosystem. Here you will learn about Microsoft Azure data centers or physical facilities, which are currently located in 140 countries, and that when you deploy new resources, you must specify the geographical location or region. Then you will learn how ARM (Azure Resource Manager) can be used to deploy or manage a single virtual machine (VM), or related resources as a group. Next, learners see that the Microsoft Azure portal is a GUI (graphical user interface tool), in the form of a web application, and the GUI management tool supports RBAC (role-based access control). You will learn to use the Microsoft Azure CLI (command-line interface) tool to manage resources from a command- line environment. You will learn to use Azure Cloud Shell CLI to deploy a Linux VM. Finally, you will explore Azure Powershell to manage Azure resources at the command line. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Storage Components
Learners can explore how to recognize when specific storage solutions to best address a specific business need in this 15-video course. Discuss Azure Storage options such as Azure Disk Storage, Blob Storage, and how to use tools to manage Blob Storage items. Key topics covered in this course include the Blob and the key vault. Learners will also hear practical descriptions about using the command-line interface (CLI) commands as well as PowerShell cmdlets (lightweight commands) to work with Azure Storage accounts. Watch a demonstration of how to use the Azure portal to create a new Azure storage account-essentially a cloud-based shared folder. Finally, you will observe how the Azure Key Vault is used to store secrets securely. In the concluding exercise, learners use the Azure portal and the web graphical interface to create a storage account, then upload a file to it by using the portal, and create an Azure file share as well as a key vault, then store a secret within the vault. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
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Azure Fundamentals: Network Components
In this 14-video course, learners discuss Azure network options such as virtual networks (VNets); virtual private network (VPN) connectivity to Azure; application gateways; and content delivery networks (cdns). The course opens with a deep dive into Azure network infrastructure, focusing on which Azure network components are required and how to configure them, depending on a user's workload needs. Learn how Azure VNets are addressed in Azure and how they can be used for the deployment of services, such as Cosmos DB and virtual machines. Next, learn how to implement VNets by using the graphical user interface (GUI), command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. You will learn when to use private and public IP addressing in Azure and how to implement an Azure point-to-site VPN. Finally, learn how to work with the application gateway to distribute or load balance incoming client traffic, and learn benefits of using a content delivery network. The concluding exercise asks learners to describe differences between point-to-site VPNs and site-to-site VPNs, then to use the Azure portal to create an Azure static public IP address. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Virtual Machines
Explore how to facilitate the deployment and management of virtual machines (VMs) and Cloud-hosted applications in this 15-video course, which describes how Linux and Windows Azure virtual machines are deployed and managed, as well as how to connect to Azure VMs. First, you will learn how to manage them by using PowerShell. Next, the course offers detailed descriptions of Azure VM scale sets, load balancing, and app services. Finally, learners will explore how to work with Azure Cloud hosting of applications, including deploying a static HTML-type of Azure website, and then hear discussions of hosted Azure functions and how to use the Azure app event grid. Learn how to connect a VM from outside of Azure-over the Internet from an on-premises network. The concluding exercise directs learners to list Azure VM configuration considerations, then use the Azure portal to deploy a Linux VM; explain the benefit of VM scale sets and when they should be used; and describe the purpose of Azure serverless computing. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Database Solutions
In this 14-video course, learners are shown how to distinguish between SQL (structured query language) and NoSQL Azure databases, including databases such as Azure SQL and Cosmos DB. The course begins by discussing some SQL basics and then explores Azure SQL databases in-depth, including Azure SQL database graphical user interface (GUI) deployment, deployment through the command-line interface (CLI), and using PowerShell cmdlets (lightweight commands). Next, watch a demonstration of how to connect to Azure SQL Database and how the SQL migration process works to bring data from on-premises into the Azure cloud. Explore the process of Azure database migration. Finally, you will learn how to describe options for using NoSQL solutions in Azure, such as CosmosDB. The concluding exercise directs learners to draw a comparison between SQL compliant databases and NoSQL database solutions, then use the Azure Portal to deploy Azure SQL Database; connect to Azure SQL Database from on-premises by using a tool such as Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio; and finally, to deploy CosmosDB. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
14 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Big Data Analytics
Learners will explore how to use Azure with big data to collect, store, and analyze vast data sets by using tools such as Azure HDInsight, SQL Data Warehouse, and Azure Data Lake Analytics in this 11-video course. Key concepts covered in this course include how to deploy an Azure Hadoop Cluster; how to use Azure Data Lake Analytics to collect, store, and analyze vast data sets; and how to add an Azure Storage Blob account as a Data Lake data source. You will also learn how to configure and work with a small Data Lake data set. The concluding exercise asks learners to provide a definition of Big Data, then describe SQL Data Warehouse components-by listing moving parts that work together to make the SQL (structured query language) data warehouse function as it does-and describe the ETL tool (extract, transform, and load) in the context of how it relates to data processing. Finally, learners will deploy Azure SQL data warehouse through the Azure portal. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
11 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: IoT & AI
This 11-video course describes the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) services available in Microsoft Azure, and what significant value Azure brings to an organization. The course opens with a detailed overview of what IoT is, as well as defining IoT central, IoT hub, and IoT edge, before drawing relationships between those components. Learners will become able to identify what Azure IoT solution accelerators are and when they should be used-in medical device tracking, in registering and tracking information related to industrial machinery controls, or remote control of building services, for instance. Next, you will learn about Azure cognitive services, and how users can work with and analyze data in the machine learning studio. In the concluding exercise, learners will begin by describing IoT; describing when the Azure IoT Hub should be used; and describing the purpose of IoT solution accelerators. You will be asked to list three examples of how artificial intelligence can be used through Azure. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
11 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Azure Data Privacy
Learners can explore how data privacy rules vary around the world, and how Microsoft Azure adheres to these numerous data security standards in this 11-video course, which examines ways in which Azure provides data security in alignment with numerous international data privacy standards: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), NIST (US National Institute of Standards and Technology), and ISO security guidelines. You will learn about the various tools used by Azure including the Azure Security Center, the Azure Service Trust Portal, and the Azure Security Compliance Manager. Learn how Azure Government Services complies with regulations in various countries. The course then discusses the Azure service feature lifecycle. In the concluding exercise, learners are asked to explain the GDPR data privacy framework, then discuss how Azure Government services differs from standard Azure services. You will be asked to explain the purpose of Azure SLAs (service level agreements), and then work with or enable an Azure preview feature. This is one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals certification exam.
11 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Azure Network Security
AZ-900, an entry-level Microsoft Azure certification, displays a user's familiarity with Azure service offerings such as storage, virtual machines, databases, and developer tools. Microsoft Azure allows users to leverage the infrastructure of an existing cloud provider computing environment to reduce or even eliminate on-premises solutions. In this 14-video course, you will learn how to secure Azure networks by using virtual networks (VNets) and Azure Firewall Key Vault, as well as many other Azure network security options. Watch a demonstration of how the Azure portal creates and configures a network security group (NSG). Next, learn how configuring a virtual machine in Azure with just-in-time access can further harden virtual machines. In the closing exercise, learners must describe how security is enhanced when one uses the Azure Firewall and uses Azure DDoS mitigation; and how security is enhanced by using NSGs. Then you will be directed to create an NSG by using the portal, and create a similar group by using the command-line interface.
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Azure Fundamentals: Azure Security Services
In this 15-video course, you will continue to explore the AZ-900 entry-level Microsoft Azure certification displaying familiarity with Azure service offerings including storage, virtual machines, databases, and developer solutions. Azure Active Directory (AD) is a cloud-based directory service in which technicians can create user and group accounts to control resource access through role-based access control (RBAC). In this course, you will explore Azure subscription management options and how cloud technicians can implement Azure IAM (Identity and Access Management) and manage subscriptions to maximize security. Learn how to manage multiple subscriptions-for different countries, in a multinational firm, or even for different projects: one subscription for development versus one for production. The concluding exercise asks learners to compare on-premises Active Directory domain services with Azure AD, including similarities and differences; to describe the purpose of Azure policies; to create an Azure AD user with the portal; and to assign a built-in RBAC role by using the portal.
15 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring the Azure Environment
Learners explore how to monitor Azure resources and control cloud-related costs in this 12-video course dealing with AZ-900 entry-level Microsoft Azure certification. You will learn about Azure service offerings, including those related to storage, virtual machines (VMs), databases, and developer solutions, and how Azure Resource Monitoring provides performance and security insights for subscribers. First, the course demonstrates use of Azure Monitoring to view Azure resource logs, and how to configure alert notifications and create custom dashboards. Then learn to utilize Azure cost management with Azure Pricing Calculator and Azure Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator; how to configure billing supports; and how to submit an Azure support request. In the closing exercise, learners will enable alerts to administrators, notifying when a specific VM's CPU utilization exceeds 85 percent; create a custom dashboard (HQ Admin) that shows Resource Groups and Users and Groups; use Azure Pricing Calculator to estimate costs related to three Linux VMs, and one managed Azure SQL Database instance; and configure an Azure billing alert when Azure charges reach $300.
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Virtual Machines & Load Balancing
Virtual machines (VMs) are one of the primary building blocks of the Azure cloud offering. Discover how to create and configure VMs, virtual hard disks (VHDs), images, availability sets, and load balancing.
7 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Cloud Models & Storage
Microsoft Azure provides several Internet-accessible application services that are grouped by similarity into models (categories). Explore these models and the services provided, including execution, network, storage, and web sites.
9 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Networks & PowerShell
Azure has sophisticated capabilities for segmenting clouds into virtual networks, which can be accessed securely by VPNs. Explore virtual network creation, VPN access to Azure networks, and using PowerShell on remote machines.
13 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Storage
Since different kinds of applications require different kinds of data, Microsoft Azure provides different methods to store and manage data. Explore storage features, both structured and unstructured.
13 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
Publishing & Caching
Caching is implemented in Microsoft Azure to improve performance, which is sometimes seen as the weakness of public cloud offerings. Explore caching concepts as well as FTP and web publishing.
11 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Traffic Manager, AD, Alerts, & Backups
Ensuring that services are readily available is an important aspect of cloud computing. Explore Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager, hosted Active Directory, alerts for monitoring cloud systems, and backups.
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The Azure Environment
Deploying and managing Azure components requires an understanding of how the pieces work together. Explore the Azure environment, from infrastructure and tools to installation.
10 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Storage
It is important to select the appropriate Azure storage options that align with your business needs. Examine Azure storage and storage tools, as well as how to best implement Azure storage solutions.
10 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Networking
Virtual networking plays a critical role in Azure deployment. Discover how to configure Azure virtual networking to provide connectivity in and to the Azure cloud.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Network Connectivity
Network connectivity plays a critical role in Azure deployment. Discover how to configure Azure networking components to provide connectivity in and to the Azure cloud.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Machine Overview
In Azure deployments, it's critical that you plan virtual machine configurations that align with business needs. Explore virtualization and how to perform virtual machine configurations.
5 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
Active Directory
Mastering Azure Active Directory (AD) is crucial for administrators. Explore users and groups in Azure AD, and discover how to synchronize on-premises users to Azure AD.
12 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
AD Authentication
Mastering Azure Active Directory (AD) is crucial for administrators. Explore Azure AD authentication configuration, including AD Connect, single sign-on (SSO), and multi-factor authentication.
8 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
DB & ARM Templates
Administrators need to know when to use hosted Azure SQL DB and how to manage it. Explore DB and ARM templates, including how to provision ARM templates.
16 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
App Services
The cloud works best with apps, and Azure App Services allows you to configure and deploy apps. Discover what Azure App Services is used for and how to deploy various types of services.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Web App Deployment
The cloud works best with apps, and understanding how to deploy them is key for administrators. Explore Web App deployment, web jobs and scheduling, scalability and resilience, autoscaling, and the Kudu web app.
9 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
High Availability
High availability isn't just a "nice to have" concept; it's absolutely critical. Expand your ability to scale web apps to ensure Azure services are always available and perform optimally.
9 videos | 46m available Badge
Security
Develop skills related to securing Azure components, including encryption, Azure Key Vault, and security groups.
8 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Monitoring
Expand your skills related to monitoring various Azure components, including configuring alerts and email notifications. Also, explore monitoring, logs, remote debugging, and more.
9 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Backup & Recovery
Disaster recovery is proactive planning. Discover how to back up Azure data and plan Azure site recovery.
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Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Exercising Governance Principles
The Azure hierarchy is made up of the Azure AD tenant, management groups, subscriptions, and resource groups containing the resources. Management groups provide a means to apply governance conditions for access, policies, and compliance to associated subscriptions. In this course, you will manage core elements of Azure Active Directory (AD). First, you will explore the relationship between Azure AD tenants and Azure subscriptions. Next, you will create a new AD tenant and switch between tenants. Then you will work with management groups and resource groups and learn to navigate through the Azure hierarchy. Finally, you will create an Azure AD custom domain name. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
11 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Managing Azure AD Users
Azure AD users can be managed in a variety of ways and should have an appropriate authentication method configured, such as multi-factor authentication (MFA). In this course, you will create and manage Azure AD user accounts including external guest accounts using the portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Then, you will use the Bulk Import service to create multiple Azure AD users at once. Finally, you will enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for users and perform an MFA sign-in. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Securing Azure AD Users
Recognizing how authentication and authorization relate to identity federation, and understanding how to configure user authentication settings are key skills needed to secure your Azure AD users. In this course, you will review the relationship between authentication, authorization, and identity federation using external identity providers. Next, you will configure Azure AD identity protection and enable password authentication and protection. Then, you will configure single sign-on (SSO) and explore the Microsoft Entra admin center. Lastly, you will configure self-service password reset. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
9 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Managing Azure AD Groups
Azure AD groups can be managed using manual and dynamic member assignments and self-service group management. In this course, you will learn to manage Azure Active Directory (AD) groups through static group membership assignments using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, you will work with Azure AD user attributes to determine dynamic group memberships. Lastly, you will enable and test self-service group management. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Managing Azure AD
Features such as access review, conditional access, and managed identities are used to manage Azure AD and secure the Azure environment. In this course, you will work with Azure Active (AD) access review and conditional access. Then, you will enable Azure AD password lockout and manage Azure AD roles. Next, you will work with Azure AD App registrations and privileged identity management. Lastly, you will work with service principals and managed identities. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
14 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Working with Azure AD Features
Microsoft Azure technicians can manage Azure AD devices and administrative units, product license and link an on-premises Microsoft Active Directory environment to an Azure AD tenant. In this course, you will manage Azure Active Directory (AD) product license assignments followed by joining a Windows station and a mobile device to Azure AD. Next, you will link an on-premises Microsoft Active Directory domain to Azure AD using Azure AD Connect. Lastly, you will manage Azure AD Connect and work with administrative units. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
10 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Restricting Resource Access with Roles
Access to Microsoft Azure resources is controlled through role assignments at specific levels in the Azure hierarchy. In this course, you will review how role-based access control (RBAC) is used within the Azure hierarchy. Next, you will learn to manage RBAC roles using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Lastly, you will discover how to create a custom RBAC role, assign it to a user, and test role permissions when signed in to the Azure portal. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
7 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Configuring Azure Networking
Microsoft Azure technicians must plan, manage, and secure VNets just as they would manage physical on-premises networks. In this course, you will learn to create and manage VNets using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will configure network watcher and network flow logs to capture network traffic. Then, you will work with Network Security Groups (NSGs) using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Lastly, you will peer VNets together using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
14 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Implementing Azure Network Security
Controlling access into and out of network resources is one level of security that technicians can apply to help secure a Microsoft Azure environment. In this course, you will configure an application security group (ASG) and review how Azure Firewall and Firewall Manager work together. Then, you will configure firewall application, network, and network address translation (NAT) rules. Next, you will configure an application gateway and web application firewall. Lastly, you will discover when to use distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection and you will configure user defined routes (UDRs). This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-500, Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge