Course Details!


This certification prep course for the Microsoft Azure Administrator exam is intended to assist in assessing your readiness to take the AZ-104 exam.
This exam follows the Microsoft Job Role assessment model to ensure that a Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate has the required knowledge and skills to handle the job.
A typical Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment.
An Azure Administrator can also provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate.

What Will I Learn?

  • Manage Azure identities and governance
  • Implement and manage storage
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
  • Configure and manage virtual networking
  • Monitor and back up Azure resources
  • Required exams: [AZ-104]


  • Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate

Chapter 1 (Welcome to the Course)

  • Course Introduction
  • About Microsoft Learn
  • About the Training Architect
  • About the Exam
  • AZ-104 Course Readiness
  • AZ-104 Readiness Quiz

Chapter 2 (Supplementary)

  • Azure IAM Supplementary Course
  • Azure Storage Supplementary Course

Chapter 3 (Azure Administration)

  • Understanding Azure Resource Manager
  • Using the Azure Portal and Cloud Shell
  • Using Azure CLI and PowerShell
  • Using ARM Templates

Chapter 4 (Governance and Compliance)

  • Managing Subscriptions
  • Using Management Groups
  • Understanding Azure Policy
  • Tagging Resources
  • Add, Remove and Update Tags for Resources in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Locking and Moving Resources
  • Managing Azure Costs
  • Building a Cloud Governance Strategy

Chapter 5 (Identity)

  • Introduction to Section
  • Conceptualizing Azure Active Directory
  • Managing Tenants
  • Creating and Managing Users
  • Create and Manage Azure AD Users in the Portal
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Perform Bulk Azure AD Operations in the Portal
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Creating and Managing Groups
  • Create a Group and Add a Member in Azure Active Directory (AAD)
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Creating Administrative Units
  • Configuring SSPR
  • Azure AD Device Management
  • Configuring Azure AD Join
  • Conclusion to Section

Chapter 6 Role-Based Access Control)

  • Understanding Roles in Azure
  • Assigning Access to Resources
  • Using Service Principal Identity to List AD Roles
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Creating Custom Roles

Chapter 7 (Azure Storage)

  • Storage Accounts
  • Conceptualizing Azure Blob Storage
  • Configuring Blob Object Replication
  • Configuring Blob Lifecycle Management
  • Expire Data Based on Age in Azure Blob Storage
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Configuring Azure Files
  • Configuring Azure File Sync
  • Create and Restore File Share Snapshots in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Storage Network Access
  • Securing Storage Accounts
  • Limit Access to Azure Storage Account Using SAS URI
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Azure Jobs
  • Storage Utilities

Chapter 8 (Virtual Networking)

  • Conceptualizing Virtual Networks
  • Creating Virtual Networks
  • Creating Multiple Subnets in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Deploying Network Resources
  • Routing Virtual Networks
  • Network Security Groups (NSGs)
  • Create an Application Security Group for Two Web Servers in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Azure DNS
  • Using Azure Firewall
  • Attach a Firewall to a Virtual Network in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Service Endpoints
  • Using Private Endpoints

Chapter 9 (Intersite Connectivity)

  • Configuring Azure VNet Peering
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs (Demonstration)
  • Configuring ExpressRoute
  • Implementing Virtual WAN
  • Create a Hub-Spoke Network Topology in Azure

Chapter 10 (Azure Virtual Machines)

  • reating and Managing Virtual Machines: Part 1
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Machines: Part 2
  • Managing Virtual Machine Disks
  • Add Existing Data Disk to a VM in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Availability and Scale Sets: Part 1
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Availability and Scale Sets: Part 2
  • Use PowerShell to Resize an Azure Virtual Machine in an Availability Set
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Automating Virtual Machine Deployments
  • Install NGINX on a Linux VM in Deployment with Cloud Init
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Snapshot an Azure VM Disk using PowerShell
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Custom Images for a Virtual Machine Scale Set in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Managing Virtual Machine Updates
  • Automating Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Using Azure Bastion
  • Access Windows VMs over SSL without Public IPs using Azure Bastion

Chapter 11 (Network Traffic Management)

  • Introducing Azure Load Balancer
  • Create a Standard Load Balancer with Azure CLI
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Application Gateway

Chapter 12 (Web Apps and Containers)

  • Creating an App Service Plan
  • Creating Web Apps: Part 1
  • Creating Web Apps: Part 2
  • Configuring Web Apps
  • Scale Out an App Service Plan Automatically in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Describing Containers in Azure
  • Using Azure Container Instances for Containers
  • Build and Run a Container using Azure ACR Tasks
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Create Web App from Docker Container in Azure
  • Hands-On Lab
  • Using Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Create an AKS Cluster that uses Azure Container Instances

Chapter 13 (Monitoring)

  • Using Azure Monitor
  • Setting Up Alerts and Actions
  • Configuring Azure Monitor Logs
  • Understanding Monitor Insights
  • Configuring Application Insights
  • Using Network Watcher