Azure Administrator

with

real-time project

(AZ 900 - AZ 104)

Azure administrator is unique and most demanding skill in the industry today, it will continue to be demanding skill as every organization is moving to cloud computing.

Understanding Industry requirements and understanding student profiles, I have created one course that makes you 100% job ready for Azure Admin / Azure Architect positions also 100% certification guarantee.

One must have advanced skills to win the competition, so I have created customized suite of course which is combination of AZ 900, AZ 104, AZ 204 and some topics from AZ 300 Series as well.


please watch the video to get course overview

Module 01 - Prerequisites

  • Being Azure administrator or Azure architect, you will be working on Infra components like Azure VM, vNet, BLOB, File and Disk storage, Azure monitoring, Azure AD etc..​


  • None of the cloud providers have groundbreaking innovations into Infa components, for example Azure VM concepts are built upon server hardware concepts, vNet concepts are built upon TCP/IP Networking concepts.​


  • To get job and to and long-lasting career, It is quite important you understand fundamentals.


Module 02 - Cloud Computing Fundamentals

  • New to the cloud ? this module teaches you basic cloud concepts. this module even introduces you context of cloud and complete evaluation from traditional datacenter to the cloud computing.

  • This module teaches you on how to apply scenario based knowledge to book / interview definitions.

  • This module teaches you on how cloud provides better High availability, scalability, elasticity, agility, fault tolerance and Disaster recovery compared to traditional Datacenter deployments.

Theory - Topics

  • Context of Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Computing Book Definition

  • Cloud Computing Essential Qualities

  • Cloud Service Delivery Models

  • Cloud Service Deployment Models

  • Compliance

  • Economics of sale

  • CapEx vs OpEx

Module 03 - Azure Fundamentals - Introduction to Azure

  • Azure fundamentals is building block to understand any specialized or advanced certifications like admin, developer, database, AI, ML etc..

  • fundamentals like global infrastructure is used across all the profiles of azure personnel

  • fundamentals like shared security model, licensing, creating free account and accessing services using different management tools like portal, cli is key and you will be very much familiar by the end of the module.

Theory

  • Introduction to Azure

  • Azure History

  • Azure Certification Path Explained

  • Azure Global Infrastructure

      • Regions and Availability Zones

      • Azure Edge Locations

  • Security

      • Physical Access & Security Certification

      • Shared Security Responsibility

  • Azure Licensing

      • Account

      • Subscription

Module 04 - Azure Fundamentals - Getting started with Azure

  • This module provides a streamlined overview of many Azure services, and guides you with hands-on exercises to deploy your very first services for free.

  • from creating free signup to licensing models, account types, support modules you will complete understanding also managing azure using different GUI and CLI tools

Theory

  • Azure Services Overview

  • Azure Free Tier

  • Azure Management Tools

      • Azure Portal

      • ASM vs ARM

      • Azure CLI

      • PowerShell & CLI

      • SDK

  • Azure Support Plans

  • Azure Licensing

      • Account

      • Subscription

LAB

  • Create Azure Free Account

  • Create Azure Subscription

  • Run through Azure portal / GUI option

  • Install and configure Azure CLI

  • Install and configure PowerShell

  • run sample commands

  • change basic settings

  • personalize home by customizing home page

Module 05 - Azure Fundamentals - Azure Basics

  • This module primarily focus on different types subscriptions, how to create subscription and creating different recourses like resource group, tagging resources for admin purposes.

  • in this module you will also learn on how to lock resources as an extra protection layer from accidental modifications and deletions. you can also enforce governance and compliance with the help of Azure policies.

  • you can also protect your account from being charged of unknowing usage of the services with help of spending limits.

Theory

  • Azure Subscriptions

  • Azure Resource Groups

  • Tagging

  • Locks

  • Azure Policies

  • Azure Spending Limits

  • Azure Resource Providers

LAB

  • Create different Subscriptions

  • Create Resource Group

  • Creating Resources in the Resource Group

  • Moving resources across the groups

  • Tagging resources

  • Configure spending alerts

  • Configure Budget

  • Configure Locks

  • Resource Providers

  • Azure Policies

Module 06 - Server Evaluation & Azure Compute Options

Azure compute is one of the key building blocks of Azure cloud, azure administrators will spend most of their time working on compute services.

Azure compute is also most popularly used service across the industry, this module will help you gain deep dive understanding and hands-on experience of the compute services.

Theory

  • Server Evaluation

  • Virtualization

  • Azure Virtual Machines

  • Azure Container Instances

  • Azure Kubernetes

  • Azure App Service

  • Azure Functions

Ability

Azure offers IaaS and PaaS primarily, it has at least 7 compute options. being Azure administrator or azure architect you should be able to take decision on which compute option to use with proper justification.

Module 07 - Azure Virtual Machines

  • In this module you will learn virtual server concepts, hardware configuration options and pricing options.

  • you will also learn lifecycle activities like creating, resizing, deleting, updating windows and linux virtual machines.

  • you will also use command line options like Azure CLI, powershell and cloudshell to create and manage azure virtual machines.

Theory

  • Overview of Azure Virtual Machine

  • Virtual Machine Type

  • Virtual Machine Pricing

  • Different Tools to Create a Virtual Machine

  • Virtual machines lifecycle and states

  • Get start with VM creation

LAB

  • Create a Linux Virtual Machine

  • loginto Linux virtual machine with keys

  • loginto Linux virtual machine with password

  • Create a Windows Virtual machine

  • loginto windows virtual machine

  • Create VM with CLI

  • Create VM with PowerShell

Module 08 - Azure Container Instances & Kubernetes

  • no doubt, industry is running after microservices and azure container instances and kubernetes are key concepts

  • in this module you will understand how servers evolved to containers and kubernetes.

  • you will also gain deep conceptual knowledge of azure containers and kubernets with hands on.

Theory

  • Create azure container instances

  • control what happens on your container exits

  • use environment variables

  • Attach data volume for data persistance

  • basic troublshooting

  • Introduction to Kubernetes

  • How azure kubernetes service works

  • when to use azure kubernetes service

LAB

  • Run Azure Container Instances

  • Control restart behavior

  • Set environment variables

  • use data volumes

  • troubleshoot azure container instances

Module 09 - Azure App Service and Cloud Service

  • Azure App Service and Cloud Services are PaaS offerings of azure

  • Azure App service making developers life easy and it is reducing cost of running applications in the cloud.

  • organizations are looking for personnel with App service and cloud service, this module will add that value to your profile.

Theory

  • Introduction to webapps and App service

  • App service environment components

  • App service plans

  • Deployment best practices

  • Introduction to Cloud service

  • Cloud service config files and packaging

LAB

  • Create App service

  • Create App service plan

  • Scale up and Scale out App service plan

  • Monitor app plan

Module 10 - Azure Storage Options Discussed

over a dozen of storage options available in Azure cloud, this module help you understand them very deep without any confusion. you will be able to working with all infra storage options of azure cloud and can demonstrate same skills in interview.

Theory

  • Fundamentals of Storage

  • Azure Storage services:

  • Blob, File, Table, Queue

  • Azure Storage Account Types

  • Replication and redundancy

  • LRS, ZRS, GRS & RA-GRS

  • Azure Storage Tiering

  • Hot, Cold & Archival

  • Azure Storage Security

  • Encryption & Keys

  • Exploring Azure Storage with Microsoft Azure Storage explorer

LAB

  • Storage Account

    • Create Azure General Purpose storage account

    • Crate block blob storage account

  • Install Azure Storage Explorer

    • Connect to your Azure Storage account

    • Check Storage services that you see in Azure Portal

    • Azure Storage Explorer in Azure portal

  • Delete a storage account

Module 11 - Azure Blob Storage (object storage)

  • In this module, you will learn how to manage storage accounts, data in azure blob storage.

  • you will also learn to perform lifecycle activities, security and data transfer of azure blob storage.

  • you will also learn to perform snapshot backup, restoration and lifecycle management policies to optimize the cost of storage.

Theory

  • Azure Storage services:

  • Blob, File, Table, Queue

  • Azure Blob Storage Service

  • Blob Types

  • Access Type

  • Container Permissions, Blob, Account

  • SAS Keys

  • Snapshot

  • Soft Delete

  • Static Website Hosting

  • Life Cycle Management Policies

LAB

  • Working with Containers

    • Create a container

    • Set permissions on a container

    • Create a blob in Azure Storage

    • Download the blob to your local computer

    • List all of the blobs in a container

    • Delete a container

  • Container Permissions

  • SAS Keys

  • Snapshot

  • Soft Delete

  • Lifecycle management Policies

  • Static Website Hosting

Module 12 - Azure Disk Storage (block storage)

  • In this module you will identify the features of capabilities of each type of disk storage to ensure your application performance optimally.

  • you will make architectural decisions on managed disks, unmanaged disks and local disk storage.

  • you will make architectural decisions on magnetic disks and SSDs.

Theory

  • VM Storage Introduction

  • VM Disk Purposes

  • Determine whether to use premium storage

  • Performance Tiers

  • Premium SSD Disks

  • Standard HDD

  • Standard SSD

  • Disk Types

  • Managed

  • Unmanaged

  • Disk comparison

LAB

  • Working with Azure Disk Storage

    • Create Azure Windows 2016 VM

      • premium and standard storage options

      • managed and unmanaged options

      • check os and caching volume

      • add additional disk and configure f:\ drive

        • Create 2 HDD

          • from VM Disk console

          • Disk mgmt console

      • extend the volume

        • Shutdown and Extend F:\ drive

        • Disconnect and Extend G:\ drive

      • create snapshot of volume

Module 13 - Azure File Storage (file storage)

  • In this module you will learn about cloud-based file share for storing sharing files to apps.

  • file shares are one of the most commonly used service among Azure VMs, App service and on-premises apps.

Theory

  • Introduction to Azure File Storage

  • use cases of file storage

  • security of file storage

  • introduction to azure file sync

LAB

  • Create and connect to an azure file share

  • secure access to files stored in azure files

  • Create Files

  • Create Snapshot

  • Delete Files

  • Restore Files

Module 14 - Azure Networking part 1

Networking is on of my favorite subjects as I follow it from the very roots of networking and I am VMware NSX certified which is building blocks of network virtualization and no doubt any cloud provider uses same CIDR and network virtualization concepts. I am sure that my experience will come at great use to make you understand Azure networking concepts.

Theory

  • Azure Virtual Network

  • Azure Network Capabilities

  • Components of vNet

  • Subnet

  • Azure Network Security

  • Network Security Group

  • Route Table

  • Virtual Network Service Endpoints

LAB

  • Explore Azure vnet service

  • Create vnet and run through the features

  • Create Gateway subnet & general purpose subnet

  • Identify use cases of public and private IPs

    • Create and Configure Public and Private IPs

  • Create NSG and work with it

Module 15 - Azure Networking part 2

  • In this module you will learn deep dive networking concepts like peering, VPN and express route

  • in this module you also be doing handson labs of live peering and site to site vpn configuration

Theory

  • Virtual Network Peering

  • Azure VPN Types

  • Site-to-Site

  • Point-to-Site

  • Vnet to Vnet

  • ExpressRoute

  • Azure VPN Gateway Types

  • Policy-Based

  • Route-Based

  • Pricing

LAB

  • vnet to vnet peering

    • create two vents in same location

    • create two vms across vnets

    • test the connectivity between the machines

    • create vent to vent peering and test the connectivity again

  • vent to vnet vpn

    • create two vnets across the region

    • create two vms across vnets

    • test the connectivity between the machines

    • create gateway subnets

    • Create Virtual Private Gateways at both the sides

        • (need public ip both sides)

    • create vnet to vent VPN and test the connectivity

        • (Creation of vpg and ip adress will take 20Mins)

Module 16 - Azure Monitoring & Security part 1

no matter how important the services are but the question is, are they being monitored ? what parameters / metrics are being monitored ? this module help you understand Azure Monitoring in deep and make setup matured monitoring solution for all your organization applications.

Theory

  • Monitoring Concepts

  • Azure Monitoring Big Picture

  • Shared Capabilities

  • Azure Core Monitoring Services

  • Azure Monitor

  • Azure Advisor

  • Service Health

  • Activity Log

LAB

  • Identify Azure metrics

  • Identify Azure logs

  • configure monitoring of VM

  • Improve incident response with alerting on Azure

  • Monitor logs activity log

  • troubleshoot issue using activity log

  • identify the health status of azure service health

  • configure alert in case of health issue of any service

  • check the compliance of your azure workloads

Module 17 - Azure Monitoring part 2

  • In this module you will learn deep dive monitoring concepts like network traffic monitoring, application insights etc.

  • hands-on experience of this module will you clear azure admin interviews.

Theory

  • Azure Network Watcher

  • Network Traffic Monitoring

  • Azure Security Center

  • Azure Application Insights

  • Azure Sentinel

  • unify monitoring solutions in azure

LAB

  • Troubleshoot a network by using Network Watcher monitoring and diagnostic tools

  • Troubleshoot a network by using Network Watcher metrics and logs

Module 18 - Azure High Availability Options

  • In this module you will learn about azure high availability options and take architectural decisions.

  • In this module you will learn about azure fault tolerance options and take architectural decisions.

  • in this module you will be setting up realtime working application for high availability and fault tolerance.

Theory

  • Azure Network Load Balancer

  • Azure Application Gateway

  • Azure Traffic Manager

  • Azure Load Balancer Types

  • Introduction to Azure Traffic Manager

  • Traffic Manager Benefits

  • How Traffic Manager Works

  • Traffic Manager Routing

  • Endpoint Types

  • Endpoint Monitoring

  • Combine Load balancing services

  • Traffic Manager Pricing

LAB

Azure LoadBalancer console

  • Create vNet

  • Create Virtual Machine Availability set

  • Create two virtual machies and add them to Availability set

  • connect to VMs and install php application and host sample web application

  • create LoadBalancer and register backend pool as Availability set

  • Create healh probes

  • create LoadBalancer Rules

Azure Application Gateway console

  • Create vnet with dedicated subnet for Application Gateway

  • Create Application Gateway (20Mins)

  • Create availability set

  • Create two virtual machies

    1. add them to Availability set

  • connect to VMs and install php application and host sample web application

  • create Application Gateway and register backend pool

  • Create health probes

  • test load balancer functionality

Module 19 - Azure Scalability Options

  • In this module you will learn Azure scale out and scale up options.

  • In this module you will be able to take architectural decisions on what scaling option to choose in a given application scenario.

  • In this module you will be setting up realtime working application with automatic scale out and scale in with azure virtual machine scale set.

Theory

  • Virtual machine scale set

  • Vertical & Horizontal Scaling

  • Contextualization of Auto Scaling

  • Introduction to Azure VMSS

  • Benefits of Azure VMSS

  • Difference between VM and VMSS

  • Pricing

LAB

  • Create Azure VM

    • Install Apache

    • Install PHP

    • Create sample php page

  • Create Image of the VM

  • Create VMSS of Custom vm that we have created at step 2(5Min)

  • Explore components of it

  • Connecting (SSH / RDP)to VM in VMSS

  • Test scale out and scale in

Module 20 - Azure Backup and Restore

  • No doubt backup is most critical part of IT assets, Azure has pack of solutions for backup of azure and on-prem workloads.

  • In this module you will learn different Azure backup options and configure agent based back called mars agent.

  • In this module you will configure backup for azure virtual machines and restore disks, and files.

Theory

  • Backup Fundamentals

  • Azure Backup Overview

  • Why use Azure Backup

  • Azure Backup Components

  • Recovery Service Vault

  • System Center DPM

  • Azure Backup Server

  • Azure Backup (mars) Agent

  • Backup components compared

  • Azure Site Recovery Manager (ASR)

  • What does site recovery provides

  • Replication scenarios

LAB

  • Install ASR Agent and configure client backup

  • explore Azure virtual machine backup

  • create azure backup policy

  • configure backup of Azure VM

  • Restore azure vm and files

  • configure VM for replication

  • perform test failover

Module 21 - Azure DNS

  • DNS is how we remember and get connected to any website on the internet.

  • In this module you will learn how Azure DNS is configured for different services and applications like Azure VM, Azure App Service etc..

  • In this module you will be configuring DNS for live web application using godaddy and Azure DNS.

Theory

  • DNS Overview

  • Azure DNS Overview

  • Azure DNS Benefits

  • Azure DNS Public / Private Zones

  • Azure DNS Records

  • DNS zone delegation with Azure DNS

  • Azure DNS Zones Pricing and Limits

LAB

  • Explore DNS Management Console

  • Create Public hosted zone and explore configuration

      • Create a DNS zone.

      • Retrieve a list of name servers.

      • Delegate the domain.

      • Verify the delegation is working.

  • configure DNS delegation (Godaddy.com)

  • Create Virtual machine / load balancer etc.. and create host A or C name records and resolve the names on internet

Module 22 - Azure Active Directory

  • Authentication, Authorization and Role Based Access Control is one of the critical function of IT in any organization.

  • Azure offers more secure and reliable service called Azure AD for user management.

  • In this module you will learn on how to create and manage single user & group, bulk users & groups, self password reset etc..

  • In this module you will also learn on how to configure AD Connect for user sync, perform users sync from On-prem to Azure AD.

  • In this module you will also learn on how to configure RBAC on realtime environment.

  • Manage Azure Active Directory

  • Add custom domains

  • configure Azure AD Identity Protection, Azure AD Join, configure self-service password reset; implement conditional access policies; manage multiple directories; perform an access review

  • Manage Azure AD objects

  • Create users and groups

  • manage user and group properties

  • manage device settings

  • perform bulk user updates

  • Azure RBAC

  • Create Custom Roles

LAB

  • configure default directory

  • configure custom domain name

  • create users and groups

  • self service password reset

  • self group joining

  • create new role

  • configure RBAC

  • configure AD Sync (connect on-prem AD to azure ad)

Module 23 - Azure ARM Templates

  • JSON is the unified language of all cloud providers today, azure provides ARM templates to support automation of workload deployment.

  • In this module you will learn creating, updating and deploying workloads using ARM templates.

  • In this module you will learn creating a template from existing realtime working application.

  • ARM Templates are one of the key areas to win the Azure Interviews.

Theory

  • Introduction to ARM Templates & JSON

  • Define ARM templates

  • Discover Azure Quickstart templates

  • template bestpractices

LAB

  • Create templates

  • Deploy templates

  • Provide parameters

  • Creating a template from a existing deployment

  • Using Azure Quickstart Template

  • CI/CD

Module 24 - Realtime Project

  • This is where you put things together, this is where you apply knowledge learned in all services will be applied to setup application.

  • we will be using most of the azure services to setup working application environment.

  • In this module you will learn how to check dependency between the services.

  • In this module you will work to build highly available, highly scalable and cost effective applications in Azure Cloud.

  • This module helps in answering most of the interview questions.

  • This module helps in preparing Azure CV with realtime project.

Module 25 - Certification, CV & Interview Preparation

  • This course offers 100% certification guarantee.

  • you will have direct access to trainer and we will help you prepare winning CV.

  • ultimate target of this course is to help you clear interviews in a practical way.

    • HR call attending tips

    • Interview call attending tips


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Pre-requisites to attend this Course?

to learn azure admin it is advised that you know / experience infrastructure fundamentals that includes following but not limited to.

  • Server Hardware Fundamentals

  • OS (Windows / Linux) Concepts

  • Basic Networking concepts

  • Basic Storage concepts

  • Monitoring and Backup

  • Virtualization

Who Can attend this course?

  • Anybody with 15 Years of fulltime education (any graduation, any engineering and any medium)

  • Anybody with prior experience in IT as system admin, virtualization admin, network, storage, backup admin etc

  • Anybody with Non IT experience and wanted to get into IT / Cloud

  • Anybody with gap after education or after previous employment.

Do I need to know any programming language to attend this course?

  • No programming skill is not needed, basic knowledge of topics mentioned in question no 1 is enough.

Do you teach Realtime Scenarios / Realtime Projects in this training?

  • Every single session is a real time scenario

  • it also includes realtime projects that helps clear azure interviews

Do you support in preparing CV?

  • Yes, we have unique style to prepare winning CV

Do you provide placements?

  • Yes, we have JAP (Job Assistance Program) in which we recommend your profile to our clients and also we support you for your regular interviews.

  • you can take note of interview questions and can engage trainer directly

Do I get recorded videos of the course?

  • no for all the sessions by default, however you will get temp access to requested topics on-demand

What if I miss to attend the class?

  • you will get access to recorded video for a week of time.

How to practice LAB ? what software / hardware needed ?

  • all cloud providers (AWS / Azure / Google ) provides 12 Months free access to cloud, with which you will be able to practice all your labs free of cost.

  • you need basic internet connection and basic laptop (i3 cpu / 4gb ram).

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