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Course AZ-103T00-A: Microsoft Azure Administrator

About this course

This 4 days 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.


Audience profile

This course is for Azure Administrators. Azure Administrators manage the cloud services that span storage, networking, and compute cloud capabilities, with a deep understanding of each service across the full IT lifecycle. They take end-user requests for new cloud applications and make recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale, as well as provision, size, monitor and adjust as appropriate. This role requires communicating and coordinating with vendors. Azure Administrators use the Azure Portal and as they become more proficient they use PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.

Course Outline

Module 1: Azure Administration

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

  • Azure Portal and Cloud Shell

  • Azure PowerShell and CLI

  • Resource Manager

  • ARM Templates


Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines

In this module, you’ll learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

  • Virtual Machine Planning

  • Creating Virtual Machines

  • Virtual Machine Availability

  • Virtual Machine Extensions

Lab : Deploy and Manage Virtual MachinesLab : Virtual Machines and Scale Sets


Module 3: Azure Storage

In this module, you’ll learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files, and storage security.

  • Storage Accounts

  • Azure Blobs

  • Azure Files

  • Storage Security

Lab : Implement and Manage Storage


Module 4: Virtual Networking

In this module, you’ll learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks, IP addressing, Azure DNS, and network security groups.

  • Virtual Networks

  • IP Addressing and Endpoints

  • Azure DNS

  • Network Security Groups

Lab : Configure Azure DNS


Module 5: Intersite Connectivity

In this module, you’ll learn about intersite connectivity features including VNet Peering, VNet-to-VNet connections, Site-to-Site Connections, and ExpressRoute.

  • VNet Peering

  • VNet-to-VNet Connections

  • ExpressRoute Connections

Lab : VNet Peering and Service Chaining


Module 6: Monitoring

In this module, you’ll learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, log analytics, and Network Watcher.

  • Azure Monitor

  • Azure Alerts

  • Log Analytics

  • Network Watcher

Lab : Network Watcher


Module 7: Data Protection

In this module, you’ll learn about data replication strategies, backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.

  • Data Replication

  • File and Folder Backups

  • Virtual Machine Backups

Lab : Azure Site Recovery Between Regions


Module 8: Network Traffic Management

In this module, you’ll learn about network traffic strategies including service endpoints, network routing, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Traffic Manager.

  • Network Routing

  • Azure Load Balancer

  • Azure Traffic Manager

Lab : Load Balancer and Traffic Manager


Module 9: Azure Active DirectoryIn this module, you’ll learn about Azure Active Directory (AD) including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Join.

  • Azure Active Directory

  • Azure AD Connect

  • Azure AD Join

Lab : Implement Directory Synchronization


Module 10: Securing IdentitiesIn this module, you’ll learn how to secure identities including Multi-Factor Authentication, Azure AD Identity Protection, and Self-Service Password Reset.

  • Multi-Factor Authentication

  • Azure AD Identity Protection

  • Self-Service Password Reset

Lab : Azure AD Identity ProtectionLab : Self-Service Password Reset


Module 11: Governance and ComplianceIn this module, you’ll learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts including role-based access control, users and groups, and Azure policy.

  • Subscriptions and Accounts

  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

  • Users and Groups

  • Azure Policy

Lab : Role-Based Access ControlLab : Governance and Compliance


Module 12: Data ServicesIn this module, you’ll learn how to effectively share data using Import and Export service, Data Box, Content Delivery Network, and File Sync.

  • Content Delivery Network

  • File Sync

  • Import and Export Service

  • Data Box

Lab : File Sync

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