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Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architect Azure Networking
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Storage
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD Connect
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD MFA
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Virtual Machines
AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions I
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions II
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Active Directory
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Files and Databases
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Monitoring
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Remote Connectivity
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Web Apps
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: DevOps & Azure
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: High Availability
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure Costs
AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD & RBAC Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD Permissions Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure App Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Compute Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Cost Management
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure DevOps Planning
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Key Vault and Key Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Migration Planning
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Network Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Policy Planning
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 1
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 2
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Site Recovery Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Storage Design
AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure VPN Design

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architect Azure Networking

Course Number:
it_clazat_03_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architect Azure Networking

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize Azure network components
  • use the portal to create a VNet
  • use the portal to create a subnet
  • use PowerShell to create a VNet
  • use PowerShell to create a subnet
  • use the Azure CLI to create a VNet
  • use the Azure CLI to create a subnet
  • create a public IP address using the portal
  • configure a VNet firewall using the portal
  • create a custom routing table entry
  • enable VNet custom DNS servers
  • link VNets directly together using peering
  • create and associate a virtual network interface
  • create and associate a network security group
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Discover how to configure Azure network components to support cloud-based IT solutions, in preparation for the AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam. Explore VNet and subnet creation using the Azure Portal, PowerShell, and the Azure CLI. Public IP addresses, VNet firewalls, VNet routing, custom VNet DNS servers, VNet peering, virtual network interfaces, and network security groups are also covered.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Storage

Course Number:
it_clazat_02_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Storage

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • determine which storage configuration best suits a specific need
  • use the portal to create a storage account
  • use Storage Explorer to create a storage account
  • use PowerShell to create a storage account
  • use the Azure CLI to create a storage account
  • upload blobs using the portal
  • upload blobs using PowerShell
  • upload blobs using the Azure CLI
  • generate and use storage account key
  • generate a shared access signature
  • use custom encryption keys to encrypt a storage account
  • configure storage account replication using the portal
  • configure storage account replication using PowerShell
  • configure storage account replication using the Azure CLI
  • control network access to the storage account
  • control the migration of storage account data over time
  • recognize when CDNs should be used
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Discover how to deploy and manage Azure storage accounts, including creating shared access signatures and configuration replication, in preparation for the AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD Connect

Course Number:
it_clazat_07_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD Connect

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • compare various authentication frameworks
  • recognize when identity federation should be used
  • determine when certificate, forms-based, and Windows-integrated authentication should be used
  • determine when to use each Azure AD Connect sign-in method
  • install and configure Azure AD Connect
  • filter which on-prem AD OUs sync to Azure AD
  • enable the Azure AD Connect password writeback setting
  • enable SSPR
  • enable SSGM
  • detect suspicious user activity through AD Identity Protection
  • enable baseline policies
  • configure Azure AD enterprise roaming
  • configure a VM-managed identity
  • use the portal to create a key vault
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Discover Azure AD Connect, which links an on-premises AD environment with Azure AD, allowing for seamless authentication for on-premises and cloud-based apps. Explore additional Azure AD options such as self service password reset and self service group management, and how they can be used to reduce help desk tickets. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD MFA

Course Number:
it_clazat_08_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure AD MFA

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • use the portal to configure MFA settings
  • use the portal to enable MFA
  • use the portal to block and unblock MFA users
  • configure trusted IPs
  • require admin accounts to use MFA
  • perform an MFA sign-in
  • configure an Azure AD access review
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Multifactor authentication enhances user sign-in security. Explore the various MFA options that determine the user MFA experience, as well as how to block and unblock users, configure trusted IPs, enable MFA for admin accounts, and perform AD access reviews. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies

Course Number:
it_clazat_10_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize how Azure RBAC is used for Azure task delegation
  • assign built-in RBAC roles
  • create a custom RBAC role
  • assign a custom RBAC role
  • delete a custom RBAC role
  • delete a role assignment
  • recognize how policies can be used for resource control and auditing
  • assign a policy using the portal
  • assign a policy using PowerShell
  • view policy assignment compliance
  • create a custom policy
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Role-based access control can be used to delegate limited Azure administrative tasks to others. Policies are more granular than RBAC and can also be used to audit Azure configurations. Discover how to assign, create, and delete RBAC roles and how to plan, assign, and work with policies in Microsoft Azure. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies

Course Number:
it_clazat_11_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Roles and Policies

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize how Azure load balancers are implemented
  • deploy a load balancer using the portal
  • deploy a load balancer using an ARM template
  • enable inbound back-end server management using inbound NAT rules
  • recognize how Application Gateway differs from Azure load balancers
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Web application performance can be improved by using multiple virtual machines serving up the same app behind a load balancer. Inbound management of back-end virtual machines is enabled through load balancer inbound NAT rules. Explore how to work with Azure load balancers and Azure Application Gateway. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Virtual Machines

Course Number:
it_clazat_04_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Virtual Machines

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize Azure virtual machine options
  • use the portal to create Windows virtual machines
  • use PowerShell to create Windows virtual machines
  • use the Azure CLI to create Windows virtual machines
  • use the portal to create Linux virtual machines
  • use PowerShell to create Linux virtual machines
  • use the Azure CLI to create Linux virtual machines
  • create SSH keys using PuTTYGen
  • recognize how SSH public key authentication works
  • use the portal to enable Linux VM public key authentication
  • change the size of existing VMs
  • use PowerShell to enable VM disk encryption
  • generate an ARM template by saving a portal VM deployment
  • create a new VM from an ARM template
  • create disks and associate with Azure VMs
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Explore how to plan, deploy, and manage Azure virtual machines running Windows and Linux operating systems. Discover how to use the Azure Portal, PowerShell, and the Azure CLI to create Windows and Linux VM, as well as how to generate SSH keys, configure public key authentication, resize VMs, enable disk encryption, save deployments as templates, and create and associate VM disks, in preparation for the AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure

Course Number:
it_clazat_01_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the various ways through which Azure can be managed
  • manage Azure resources using the portal
  • manage Azure resources using Cloud Shell
  • manage Azure resources using PowerShell
  • manage Azure resources using the Azure CLI
  • manage storage accounts using Storage Explorer
  • automate resource deployment using templates
  • recognize the various tools related to migration
  • determine cloud readiness for on-premises SQL databases
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Explore various tools like Azure Portal, Azure Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure Storage Explorer, ARM Templates, and Azure Migration that can be used to manage and automate Azure resource deployment and management, in preparation for the AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions I

Course Number:
it_clazat_17_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions I

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • deploy Linux Virtual Machines using the portal
  • deploy Windows Virtual Machines Using PowerShell
  • deploy Linux Virtual Machines using the command line
  • create and assign a VM public IP address
  • configure virtual machine replication and scale sets
  • create an Azure load balancer
  • configure VNet Peering
  • enable file backup to the Azure cloud
  • configure VM security options such as disk encryption
  • deploy Azure SQL Database
  • configure SQL backup retention
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course

Overview/Description

Architecting Azure solutions means matching Azure resource configurations with business needs such as those related to virtual machines, cloud backup and cloud-based databases. Learn to deploy and configure Virtual Machines, as well as deploy Azure SQL databases and configure backup retention. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions II

Course Number:
it_clazat_18_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Architecting Azure Solutions II

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • create a new Azure AD tenant
  • create Azure AD users and groups
  • enable MFA
  • assign RBAC roles for delegated administration
  • audit Azure resource configuration through policies
  • configure a point-to-site (P2S) VPN
  • deploy an Azure container registry
  • configure security for storage accounts
  • deploy cost-saving measures in Azure
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course

Overview/Description

Architecting Azure solutions means matching Azure resource configurations with business needs such as those related to Azure AD, RBAC, policies, VPNs and storage accounts. Also discover containerized applications, storage account security, and cost-saving measures in Azure. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Active Directory

Course Number:
it_clazat_06_enus
Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Active Directory

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • plan how Azure AD will authenticate users and devices
  • use the portal to create an Azure AD domain
  • use PowerShell to view Azure AD domain details
  • configure an Azure AD custom DNS domain
  • manage Azure AD users using the portal
  • manage Azure AD users using PowerShell
  • manage Azure AD users using the Azure CLI
  • manage Azure AD groups using the portal
  • manage Azure AD groups using PowerShell
  • manage Azure AD groups using the Azure CLI
  • join Windows 10 devices to an Azure AD domain
  • use the portal to create an Azure AD app definition
  • use the Azure CLI to delete an Azure AD app
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Azure AD is used to store user, group, device, and application configurations for use with Azure. Explore how to configure AD authentication, create and view the details of AD domains, manage AD users via various methods, manage groups, join devices to a domain, and create and remove apps. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Files and Databases

Course Number:
it_clazat_05_enus
Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Files and Databases

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • determine which permissions should be granted for storage account access
  • enable cloud-based shared folders in Azure
  • map a drive letter to an Azure file share
  • map a mount point to an Azure file share
  • synchronize on-premises files with Azure
  • recall database options such as partitioning, SQL elastic pools, and how to use code to create, read, update, and delete tables
  • use the portal to deploy a cloud-based SQL database
  • create Azure SQL DB replicas
  • configure Azure table storage using Storage Explorer
  • determine when data warehousing should be used
  • enable storage account analytics
  • deploy a Cosmos DB NoSQL solution
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Discover how Azure file shared and databases can be used to address business needs. Explore the use of storage account permissions, mapping file shares for Windows and Linux, database deployment, table storage, and database replicas. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Monitoring

Course Number:
it_clazat_13_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Monitoring

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • enable virtual machine diagnostics
  • view web application metrics
  • configure action groups for alert notifications
  • configure virtual machine metric alerts
  • use the Azure Monitor tool in the portal
  • pin items to an Azure dashboard
  • perform log queries
  • export VM diagnostics to a CSV file
  • enable web app logging
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Azure provides various methods of monitoring resource performance and usage. Explore how action groups can be used to automate alert notifications based on monitored metrics, as well as how to enable VM diagnostics, use the Azure Monitor tool, perform log queries, export diagnostics, and enable web app logging. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Remote Connectivity

Course Number:
it_clazat_09_enus
Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Remote Connectivity

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recall how VPNs secure remote network access
  • use the portal to create local and virtual network gateways
  • enable a site-to-site Azure VPN using the portal
  • enable a site-to-site Azure VPN using PowerShell
  • enable a site-to-site Azure VPN using the CLI
  • use PowerShell to generate a PKI trusted root and client certificate
  • use the portal to configure a client-to-site VPN
  • connect a Windows 10 device to an Azure point-to-site VPN
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Virtual Private Networks provide secured remote network access through an encrypted tunnel. Explore how Microsoft Azure supports both site-to-site and client-to-site VPNs, as well as how to configure a S2S IPsec tunnel, generate PKI certificates for VPN use, configure a P2S VPN, and connect devices to a VPN. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Web Apps

Course Number:
it_clazat_16_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Web Apps

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the relationship between app service plans and web applications
  • use the portal to create a web application
  • use Visual Studio to create a web application
  • connect to an Azure web app Kudu interface
  • configure storage account static website hosting
  • use WebJobs to run web app background tasks
  • configure SSL/TLS with a custom DNS domain for a web app
  • enable web app backup
  • recognize the purpose of containerized applications
  • select the appropriate Azure options to support containerized applications
  • enable web app restore point snapshots
  • deploy a container-based web app
  • deploy Azure Kubernetes using the portal
  • create an Azure Container Registry (ACR) using the Azure CLI
  • deploy the Docker Engine in an Azure IaaS VM
  • publish a Docker image to the Azure Container Registry
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course

Overview/Description

Discover how web app developers can host code or containerized applications in the Azure cloud and the management of web apps using various tools including the portal and Visual Studio. Explore the relationship between app service plans and web applications, and web app deployment using both the portal and Microsoft Visual Studio. Discover the Azure containers, clusters, and registry, and the Docker Engine and publishing. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: DevOps & Azure

Course Number:
it_clazat_15_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: DevOps & Azure

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize Azure DevOps functionality
  • determine how software developers can work with functions in the cloud
  • deploy a function app using the portal
  • list the benefits of Azure API Gateway
  • recognize Azure Service Fabric benefits
  • determine when to use logic apps
  • list the various Azure messaging options
  • create an Azure storage queue
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course

Overview/Description

DevOps integrates systems management with software development practices. Explore the functionality Azure provides DevOps solutions such as Azure Functions, API Gateway, Service Fabric and others. Also discover logic apps, messaging options, and storage queues. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: High Availability

Course Number:
it_clazat_12_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: High Availability

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the difference between Azure regions and availability zones
  • match disaster recovery terms to Azure solutions
  • plan the use of Azure Site Recovery
  • use the portal to create a Recovery Services vault
  • use PowerShell to create a Recovery Services vault
  • recognize Azure cloud backup options
  • backup an Azure virtual machine
  • backup on-premises files to Azure
  • restore backed up files from Azure
  • configure virtual machine replication to a different region
  • run a virtual machine failover test
  • remove failover test virtual machines
  • use the portal to disable virtual machine replication
  • configure a virtual machine scale set
  • configure a virtual machine availability set
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Azure high availability options help to ensure business continuity. Discover how to implement high availability solutions, including disaster and site recovery planning, Recovery Services vault creation, backup and replication, failover testing, and configuring machine scale and availability sets. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure Costs

Course Number:
it_clazat_14_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure Costs

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • schedule virtual machine shutdown
  • add tags to Azure resources
  • examine various SLAs
  • configure reserved instances
  • configure an Azure budget
  • analyze Azure charges
  • estimate monthly Azure costs using the Azure Pricing Calculator
  • summarize the key concepts of this course

Overview/Description

Discover the numerous ways Azure cloud computing charges can be reduced, including scheduling virtual machine shutdown, deploying reserved instances, and configuring Azure budgets with ceiling spend limits. Explore how to analyze Azure charges and use the Azure Pricing Calculator to estimate monthly costs. This course can be used in preparation for the AZ-300 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD & RBAC Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_05_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD & RBAC Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize when Azure AD configurations best meet business needs
  • recall various strategies for applying access control
  • create a new Azure AD tenant
  • use the portal to create Azure AD users and groups
  • use PowerShell to create Azure AD users and groups
  • use the CLI to create an Azure AD user
  • join a Windows 10 device to Azure AD
  • define how RBAC is used in Azure
  • assign built-in RBAC roles at different scopes
  • create deny RBAC assignments
  • create a custom RBAC role using the CLI
  • assign a custom RBAC role
  • use PowerShell to remove a custom RBAC role
  • use PowerShell to remove a RBAC role assignment
  • enable SSPR to reduce the help desk burden
  • enable SSGM to reduce the help desk burden
  • create an Azure AD enterprise application configuration
  • audit Azure AD and sign-in logs
  • create a new Azure AD tenant, create an Azure AD user and group, assign a built-in RBAC role, and enable Self-Service Password Reset

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of Azure AD objects, settings, and RBAC role assignments to address business needs, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD Permissions Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_07_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD Permissions Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize roles specific to Azure AD
  • recall how privileged identity management can control resource access
  • use the Azure portal to enable an administrator role
  • enable privileged identity management
  • recognize when to use OAuth
  • recognize when to use OpenID Connect
  • recall how the REST API for Azure is used
  • generate a SAS token
  • describe common Azure AD roles and the Azure REST API, create a new Azure AD user with the Global Administrator role, configure Privileged Identity Management, and assign eligibility for an Azure AD role to an Azure AD user

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of Azure AD roles and privileged identity management to specific scenarios in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure App Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_08_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure App Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • consider configuration settings for web apps that meet business requirements
  • use the portal to deploy a web application
  • use Visual Studio to deploy a web application
  • configure a web app custom domain name
  • configure web app service TLS/SSL settings
  • configure web app service scaling
  • configure app service backup
  • create web app deployment slots
  • enable debugging for a web app
  • recognize when to use load balancer
  • deploy a load balancer using the portal
  • deploy a load balancer using a template
  • allow inbound access to back-end VMs through NAT rules
  • recognize when to use application gateways
  • recognize how developers can configure test environments
  • create an Azure web application using the portal and an Azure web application using Visual Studio, deploy an Azure Load Balancer configuration using the portal, and deploy an Azure Load Balancer from a template

Overview/Description

Discover how to plan the deployment and management of Azure web applications and load balancing to address business needs. Explore App Service configuration, slot-based deployment, Azure load balancer, and Azure application gateway in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Compute Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_03_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Compute Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize which VM options should be used
  • create a VM using the portal
  • create a VM using PowerShell
  • create a VM using the CLI
  • create a VM using a template
  • modify the underlying power of a VM
  • link a public IP address resource to a VM
  • enable single-point incoming remote management
  • deploy a VM scale set
  • monitor VM performance and usage
  • set alerts and notifications for VM metrics
  • view VM activity logs
  • view VM OS logs
  • recognize when HPC deployments should be used
  • describe when Azure HPC should be used, deploy a Linux Azure VM using the portal and a Windows Azure VM using PowerShell, and resize an Azure VM

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of Azure virtual machine deployments and HPC to address business needs, in preperation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Cost Management

Course Number:
it_clazad_11_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Cost Management

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • add tag names and values to Azure resources
  • view SLAs and pricing information
  • enable VM auto shutdown
  • deploy a reserved instance
  • create an Azure budget
  • analyze Azure costs
  • plan Azure costs using the pricing calculator
  • schedule cost management exports
  • use the portal to tag Azure resources, enable Azure virtual machine auto-shutdown, create an Azure budget, e-mail admins once 80% of the budget has been reached, and use the Azure Pricing Calculator to estimate costs

Overview/Description

Discover how resource tagging can facilitate Azure cost management and explore other options such as reserved instances, SLAs and pricing, Azure budgets, Azure cost analysis, and the Azure pricing calculator, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure DevOps Planning

Course Number:
it_clazad_14_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure DevOps Planning

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the convergence of software development and IT administration
  • describe how standalone functions are defined in Azure
  • use the portal to deploy an Azure Function app
  • recall the purpose of an API gateway
  • recall how Azure Service Fabric frees developers to focus on the app
  • describe microservices, when Azure API Gateway should be used, and the purpose of Azure Function apps, and deploy an Azure Function app

Overview/Description

Explore how to plan the use of various Azure DevOps-related resources and ensure efficient creation, testing, and continuous delivery of custom software in Azure, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Key Vault and Key Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_09_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Key Vault and Key Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize how apps can retrieve secrets from Azure Key Vault
  • deploy a key vault using the portal
  • deploy a key vault using PowerShell
  • add secrets to a key vault
  • use the portal to configure a vault access policy
  • use the CLI to remove key vault configuration
  • use PowerShell to encrypt VM disks
  • recall the purpose of Azure AIP
  • enable Azure AIP
  • encrypt data uploaded to Azure
  • create custom encryption keys
  • use custom encryption keys
  • use the CLI to create custom key vault secrets
  • create an Azure key vault, add a key vault passphrase secret, set a key vault access policy to allow a web application to read secrets, and create a custom key vault secret using the CLI

Overview/Description

Discover how to deploy and manage security solutions such as Azure Key Vault and key management in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Migration Planning

Course Number:
it_clazad_10_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Migration Planning

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • design a migration plan from on-premises to Azure
  • recall how the Azure Import/Export service works
  • install the Azure Import/Export tool
  • create an Azure import job
  • plan when to use Azure containers
  • assess on-premises servers for Azure migration
  • assess on-premises databases for Azure migration
  • recognize how to use Azure Data Box
  • describe the Azure Data Migration Assistant and the benefits of containerized applications, and create an Azure import job and export job

Overview/Description

Discover how to plan the migration of on-premises compute, data, and network resources to the Azure cloud while maintaining regulatory compliance, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Network Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_02_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Network Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize which Azure network options should be used in a given situation
  • use the portal to create a VNet
  • use command line tools to create a VNet
  • link VNets together through peering
  • create a public IP address resource
  • recognize when to deploy Azure Firewall
  • create an Azure Firewall configuration
  • recognize how NSGs are used
  • create a network security group and rules
  • enable NSG flow logs
  • determine P2S VPN connection metrics
  • test VM network connectivity
  • create a NPM Log Analytics workspace
  • use Service Connectivity Monitor to monitor network connectivity
  • view the Azure network topology
  • create an Azure VNet, create a public IP address resource, create a Network Security Group, and associate the NSG with a subnet

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of Azure VNets, IP addressing, firewalls, and network security groups to address business needs, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Policy Planning

Course Number:
it_clazad_12_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Policy Planning

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize how Azure policies are used
  • configure an Azure backup policy
  • backup on-premises server system state to Azure
  • create a custom policy
  • create a policy assignment using the portal
  • create a policy assignment using PowerShell
  • view the compliance status of assigned policies
  • configure MFA registration settings
  • enable a baseline policy
  • define the purpose of Microsoft Azure policies, assign a built-in policy using the portal and PowerShell, and enable an admin account MFA through a baseline policy

Overview/Description

Discover how to plan the use of Azure policies to control resource deployment and usage. Explore different policies such as backup, custom, MFA registration, and conditional access baseline policies, and learn about policy assignments and on-premise system state backup. This course can be used in preperation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 1

Course Number:
it_clazad_15_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 1

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • match storage account replication to business needs
  • plan SAS and storage account encryption
  • match Azure Compute sizing to business needs
  • plan Azure VM resiliency and confidentiality
  • match Azure Network Services to business needs
  • design VM scaling and SQL backup
  • run VM failover test and backup on-premises files to Azure
  • deploy a web app and configure custom domains
  • configure web app deployment slots and CDN
  • plan Azure storage and compute based on business requirements

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply Azure knowledge to address specific business IT scenarios, specifically Azure storage, compute, network, web application, and high availability solutions, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 2

Course Number:
it_clazad_16_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Service Design Part 2

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • create an action group and configure alerts
  • filter by tag and filter activity logs
  • plan how to reduce Azure costs
  • plan role and policy configuration
  • plan the use of MFA
  • view metrics and add them to a dashboard
  • design the use of developer services in the cloud
  • plan for Azure usage while minimizing costs and recommend ways to secure Azure service usage

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply Azure knowledge to address specific business IT scenarios, specifically Azure monitoring and alerts, cost management, user security, and software development solutions, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Site Recovery Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_13_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Site Recovery Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recall how Azure Data Centers provide cloud services and are secured
  • recognize the difference between availability zones and regions
  • recall how DR terms apply to Azure
  • recall how Azure Site Recovery can address DR needs
  • deploy a recovery services vault using the portal
  • deploy a recovery services vault using PowerShell
  • replicate Azure VMs to a different region
  • use the portal to run a VM recovery drill
  • clean up resources after conducting a VM test failover
  • use the portal to disable VM replication
  • create an ASR replication policy
  • recall the purpose of the capacity planner tool
  • recognize how Azure Backup provides resiliency
  • perform a backup of an Azure virtual machine
  • ensure file availability by backing up to Azure
  • differentiate between Azure regions and availability zones, create a Recovery Vault, and configure a backup policy

Overview/Description

Discover how to plan for the use of Azure Site Recovery to ensure business continuity. Explore Azure Data Centers, site recovery planning, recovery service vault, Azure Backup, in preperation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Storage Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_01_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Storage Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • map Azure storage solutions to business needs
  • use the portal to create a storage account
  • use Visual Studio to create a storage account
  • use the portal to upload a blob
  • control access to storage accounts
  • enable cloud-based file shares
  • create a shared access signature
  • map a drive letter to Azure File Share
  • mount a remote Azure File Share in Linux
  • enable file synchronization between on-premises servers and Azure
  • connect to your Azure account in Azure Storage Explorer
  • recognize which database configurations best support a given workload
  • use the portal to deploy Azure SQL Database
  • configure Azure Table storage
  • enable geo-redundancy using the portal
  • enable geo-redundancy using command line tools
  • plan how data warehousing configuration best meet business needs
  • analyze Azure storage usage
  • create an Azure storage account and configure Azure files

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of Azure storage solutions such as storage accounts, file shares, databases, and datawarehousing to address business needs, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure VPN Design

Course Number:
it_clazad_04_enus
Lesson Objectives

AZ-301 - Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure VPN Design

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the best VPN solution given a scenario
  • use PowerShell to create PKI certificates for use with a VPN
  • use the portal to create VPN gateway objects
  • use the portal to create a S2S VPN
  • use PowerShell to create a S2S VPN
  • use the CLI to create a S2S VPN
  • connect a Windows 10 device to an Azure P2S VPN
  • describe point-to-site and site-to-site VPN configurations, and create a virtual network gateway, local network gateway, and S2S VPN connection

Overview/Description

Discover how to apply knowledge of PKI certificate and Azure VPN configurations to address remote networking needs, in preparation for the AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.



Target

Prerequisites: none

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