AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment


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AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment

In this online training course, students will learn to manage their Azure subscriptions, including access, policies, and compliance, as well as how to track and estimate service usage and related costs. Students will also learn how cloud resources are managed in Azure through user and group accounts, how to grant appropriate access to Azure AD users, groups, and services through Role-based access control (RBAC). Students will also discover the core monitoring tools and capabilities provided by Azure, including Azure Alerts and Activity Log.

Exam AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment


Doug Bassett, MCITP, MCSE, MCT

Course Information

Skills Learned

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage Azure subscriptions and billing, and implement Azure policies.
  • Implement access management with Azure users, groups, and role-based access control.
  • Query and analyze Log Analytics data.
  • Deploy resources with ARM templates and organize Azure resources.
  • Optimize your use of Azure tools like the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, Cloud Shell and the Azure CLI.
  • Create Azure storage accounts for different data replication, pricing, and content scenarios.
  • Implement virtual machine storage, blob storage, Azure files, and structured storage.
  • Use Azure Monitor to configure Azure alerts and review the Azure Activity Log.
  • Secure and manage storage with shared access keys, Azure backup, and Azure File Sync.
  • Store and access data using Azure Content Delivery Network, and the Import and Export service.
  • Monitor Azure storage with metrics and alerts, and the Activity Log.
  • Configure domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices.
  • Create Windows virtual machines in the Azure Portal, with Azure PowerShell, or using ARM Templates.
  • Deploy custom server images and Linux virtual machines.
  • Configure virtual machine networking and storage options.
  • Implement virtual machine high availability, scalability, and custom scripts extensions.
  • Backup, restore, and monitor virtual machines.
  • Understand virtual networking components, IP addressing, and network routing options.
  • Explain virtual machine usage cases, storage options, pricing, operating systems, networking capabilities, and general planning considerations.
  • Implement and manage Azure Active Directory integration options and Azure AD Application Proxy.
  • Implement Azure DNS domains, zones, record types, and resolution methods.
  • Configure network security groups, service endpoints, logging, and network troubleshooting.
  • Implement site connectivity schemas including VNet-to-VNet connections and virtual network peering.
  • Implement Azure Active Directory, Self-Service Password Reset, Azure AD Identity Protection, and integrated SaaS applications.

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for:

  • Azure and Microsoft server administrators
  • IT professionals who 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.


None but we recommend that students have previous knowledge and experience with Microsoft Server, DNS, Active Directory, and networking.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Subscription and Resources Management

  • Azure Subscription Management
    • Azure Subscriptions
    • Billing
    • Policies
  • Cloud Resources Access Management
    • Users and Groups
    • Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics
    • Monitoring Capabilities
    • Alerts
    • Activity Logs
  • Log Analytics
    • Log Analytics Explored
    • Querying and Analyzing Log Analytics
  • Azure Resource Manager
    • ARM Template
    • Resource Groups
  • Azure Extras
    • Portal Customization
    • Azure Tools
    • Azure Environments

Chapter 2: Storage

  • Storage Overview
    • Storage Accounts
    • Data Replication
    • Storage Explorer
  • Storage Services
    • Virtual Machine Storage
    • Blob Storage
    • Azure Files
    • Structured Storage
  • Storage Security and Management
    • Shared Access Keys
    • Azure Backup
    • Azure File Sync
  • Data Access and Storage
    • Azure Content Delivery Network
    • Import and Export Service
  • Monitoring Storage
    • Metrics and Alerts
    • Activity Log

Chapter 3: Managing and Deploying Virtual Machines

  • Exploring Virtual Machines
    • Azure Virtual Machines
    • Planning
  • Virtual Machine Creation
    • VM Creation Process
    • Creating VMs in Azure Portal
    • Creating VMs in PowerShell
    • Creating VMs with ARM Templates
  • Virtual Machine Images
    • Custom Images
    • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Configuration
    • Configuration Overview
    • VM Networking
    • Scalability
    • Virtual Machine Extensions
  • Virtual Machine Management and Monitoring
    • Backup and Restoring Virtual Machines
    • Monitoring Virtual Machines

Chapter 4: Virtual Network Configuration and Management

  • Azure Virtual Networks
    • Virtual Network Creation
    • IP Addressing
    • Network Routing
  • Azure DNS
    • DNS Basics
    • Azure DNS Implementation
  • Virtual Network Resource Security
    • Network Security Groups
    • Service Endpoint and Network Security Group Implementation
  • Virtual Network Connections
    • Intersite Connectivity
    • Virtual Network Peering

Chapter 5: Identity Management

  • Azure Active Directory Management
    • Exploring Azure Active Directory
    • Self-Service Password Reset
    • Azure AD Identity Protection
    • Integrating SaaS Applications with Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Active Directory Objects
    • Domains and Tenants
    • Users and Groups
    • Roles
    • Device Management
  • Hybrid Identities
    • AD Integration Options
    • Application Proxy


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