Azure Administrator Associate


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.

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.



DELIVERY: Online or In-Class.​


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

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

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

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

Course Overview

Azure Administration

Azure Portal and Cloud Shell

Azure PowerShell and CLI

Resource Manager

ARM Templates

Azure Virtual Machines

Virtual Machine Planning

Creating Virtual Machines

Virtual Machine Availability

Virtual Machine Extensions

Lab : Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines

Lab : Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

Azure Storage

Storage Accounts

Azure Blobs

Azure Files

Storage Security

Lab : Implement and Manage Storage

Virtual Networking

Virtual Networks

IP Addressing and Endpoints

Azure DNS

Network Security Groups

Lab : Configure Azure DNS

Intersite Connectivity

VNet Peering

VNet-to-VNet Connections

ExpressRoute Connections

Lab : VNet Peering and Service Chaining


Azure Monitor

Azure Alerts

Log Analytics

Network Watcher

Lab : Network Watcher

Data Protection

Data Replication

File and Folder Backups

Virtual Machine Backups

Lab : Azure Site Recovery Between Regions

Network Traffic Management

Network Routing

Azure Load Balancer

Azure Traffic Manager

Lab : Load Balancer and Traffic Manager

Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory

Azure AD Connect

Azure AD Join

Lab : Implement Directory Synchronization

Securing Identities

Multi-Factor Authentication

Azure AD Identity Protection

Self-Service Password Reset

Lab : Azure AD Identity Protection

Lab : Self-Service Password Reset

Governance and Compliance

Subscriptions and Accounts

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

Users and Groups

Azure Policy

Lab : Role-Based Access Control

Lab : Governance and Compliance

Data Services

Content Delivery Network

File Sync

Import and Export Service

Data Box

Lab : File Sync

You will be invoiced via Email